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THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH

Ended 1 Jun 2012 after 11 months

Put your troubles aside and soak up the blues as Bessie Smith comes to life and sings the songs that made her so unforgettable.

Closed 1 Jun 2012

Put your troubles aside and soak up the blues as Bessie Smith comes to life and sings the songs that made her so unforgettable.

Sexy and racy, 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.

The show includes such favorites as "There'll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight," "St. Louis Blues," "I Ain't Got Nobody," "Gimme a Pigfoot." Contains adult language.

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Dates

Previews from: 7 June 2011

Opening night: 22 June 2011

Closing night: 1 June 2012

Run time

90 minutes with no intermission.

Show times

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 Evening7:007:008:00----

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