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Brown Butterfly


"Brown Butterfly" is a critically-acclaimed multimedia celebration of the life and times of Muhammad Ali, "The Greatest." The project was co-conceived with originator and composer Craig Harris. Marlies has received praise on "Brown Butterfly" for her roles as co-conceiver, director, and choreographer.

Photo Credit: Stan Williams

  • Produced by Aaron Davis Hall, Mass MoCa, Kansas Lied Center For The Performing Arts

  • Composed and Conceived by: Craig Harris

  • Directed, Choreographed, and Co-Conceived by: Marlies Yearby

  • Visuals by: Jonas Goldstein

  • Set Design by: Doug Stein

  • Costumes by: Wunmi Olaiya


Photo Credit: Jack Vartoogian, Front Row Photos

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