She is the founder and executive director of the mama foundation for the arts and the co writer of the 1983 musical mama i want to sing the longest running black off broadway musical in american history. Vy higginsen is a producer and actress known for that s the way of the world 1975 untitled teen gospel project and mama i want to sing 2011.
They have one child.
Vy higginsen daughter. The next generation. Vy higginsen and ken wydro her husband conceived the play in january 1979 and subsequently wrote the book and lyrics. From the beginning husband and wife team vy higginsen and ken wydro knew that mama i want to sing had to have memorable songs performed by top of the line singers to be successful.
She is married to ken wydro. The musical however was rejected by every major producer in new york. They have one child.
That s the way of the world. Vy s daughter ahmaya knoelle higginson. Vy higginsen is an american theater producer playwright former disc jockey and radio and television personality.
She is married to ken wydro. The lack of interest was largely due to the doubtfulness that a large enough audience would be attracted to a gospel based production. Here via e mail we hear from vy higginsen and ahmaya knoelle higginson.
Vy higginsen is a producer and actress known for that s the way of the world 1975 untitled teen gospel project and mama i want to sing 2011. Vy is the creator of mama i want to sing. Vy higginsen was born and raised in harlem and graduated from college in the 1970s quickly rising through the ranks in the urban magazine world as the first female advertising executive at ebony and then as a contributing editor for essence she then took a chance and created her own magazine titled unique ny she also worked at a number of radio stations in new york and was the city s.