The Devil's Music Brings Blues Great Bessie Smith Back to Life
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When a trio of African-American sisters, their mom and their white sister-in-law arrive for the funeral of the family matriarch, they begin to unearth mementos that lead them to look back at their own relationships as well as the history of black women, as told through the hit songs of each era. Dorothy Marcic's musical takes you through the struggles of the '30s and the girl group sounds of the '60s, right up to the power decade of the '90s with songs ranging from Billie Holiday to Beyonce, including ""Oh, Happy Day," "Mama Said," "I Will Survive" and "A Woman's Worth." Learn More
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- “Run, don’t walk, to the current production of <em>The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith.</em> The riveting and incandescent Miche Braden is the lead in director Joe Brancato‘s new staging about one of the great divas of the 1920s.” –Newstimes.com
The incandescent Miche Braden plays iconic blues singer Bessie Smith and performs thrilling renditions of 15 songs associated with one of America’s great divas.