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Blues singer Bessie Smith was the definition of a Red Hot Mamma and the most successful entertainer of her time. On the eve of her tragic death in 1937, Bessie takes center stage in a Memphis "buffet flat." Now, among ...

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Summary

Blues singer Bessie Smith was the definition of a Red Hot Mamma and the most successful entertainer of her time. On the eve of her tragic death in 1937, Bessie takes center stage in a Memphis "buffet flat." Now, among friends, she tells the story of her amazing life, career, her loves and losses. Put your troubles aside, and soak up the blues as Bessie Smith comes to life and sings the songs that made her so unforgettable, St. Louis Blues, Need a Little Sugar in my Bowl and Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out.

Cast Members: Miche Braden

Running Time:80 minutes, with no intermission

The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith received Lucille Lortel Award Nomination.

Venue

St. Luke's Theatre photo

St. Luke's Theatre

308 West 46th Street
New York, NY
(212) 947-3499