New York, NY (PressExposure) April 14, 2008 -- On Wednesday March 5, 2008 from 7:00pm-8:30pm Azusa Pacific University will make history by becoming the first major university to host a once-in-a-lifetime event, The Bible Experience Live!, âThe Bible Experienceâ, the 2007 Audiobook of the Year, AudioFile Earphones Award, and 2007 nominee for an NAACP Image Award will bring to campus several cast members from the original audio Bible. Along with the talent of APU musicians, choir, orchestra and actors, they will present a unique glimpse into one of the most powerful Gospel-spreading phenomena in recent history to raise money for student scholarships.
Confirmed to perform are: Chandra Wilson, Emmy Award Winner, Greyâs Anatomy, James Pickens, Jr., Greyâs Anatomy, Pauletta Washington, Beloved, Nia Long, Big Shots and Soul Food, Tyler James Williams, Everybody Hates Chris, Terry Crews, Everybody Hates Chris, DulÃ© Hill, Psych and The West Wing, Corey Reynolds, The Closer, Jordan Calloway, Unfabulous, Kim Fields Morgan, Living Single, Pastor Billy Ingram, Maranatha Church and The Maranatha Choir, Phil Morris and Cookie Johnson, and the prayer group from West Angeles Church with Guest Hosts: Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer, Faithful Central (The Forum) and Pastor Dudley C. Rutherford, Shepherd of The Hills (Porter Ranch). Executive Producers: Ron Belk, Kyle Bowser, Louis âBusterâ Brown, Robi Reed and Director, Chip Hurd will be joined by an impressive roster of guests.
Inspired By â¦ The Bible Experience. Developed and produced by Inspired By Media Group, a company comprised of new media and entertainment industry veterans committed to producing creative and culturally relevant products for the faith-based and family markets, this first-of-its-kind audio Bible includes dramatic performances set to theatrical sound effects and an original musical underscore. Marked by its multi-generational, all-star, ensemble cast, this fully dramatized audio recording, produced by Inspired By Media Groups and published by Zondervan, features 400 performers, including award-winning actors, musicians, and clergy. This legacy project features the voices of Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Samuel L. Jackson, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Forest Whitaker, LL Cool J, Tyler Perry, Gary Dourdan, Hill Harper, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long, Kim Fields, Kirk Franklin to name a few. Inspired Byâ¦The Bible Experience is distributed by Zondervan the worldâs leading Bible publisher.
General admission tickets are on sale now. Ticket price ranges from $15-200 based on seating location and may be purchased in person at the Felix Event Center box office, or by calling (626) 815-5494. All proceeds from The Bible Experience Live will benefit the university student scholarship fund. Additional information available at [http://www.apu.edu/bibleexperience/].
For More Information, Please Contact: Rhonda Ridley, Affinity Public Relations, 718-432-6412/917-478-2439, Rhonda@affinity-pr.com or Jennifer Walsh, Azusa Pacific University, 626-298-0575, firstname.lastname@example.org
No press credentials are required; parking will be available close-by.
Parking for media vans will be available on-site near The Felix Center. Media will be available to interview talent from 4 - 6pm; all talent will be made available on a rotating basis during this time period.