Daughters of Oscar Brown Jr. preserve his legacy with cyber-themed musical

Tyler Sonnemaker
Medill Reports

In the nineties, Chicago entertainment legend Oscar Brown Jr. began working on a musical about morality in the digital age. While many of his predictions remain relevant today, his daughters, Maggie and Africa, are advancing his vision posthumously through their production of CYBERSOUL, a computer-generated musical.

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Photo at top: Maggie and Africa Brown present CYBERSOUL at the Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago. (Tyler Sonnemaker/MEDILL)