The Devil's Music
The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith

January 24 - February 22, 2020
Time traveling comic thriller.
By: Angelo Parra
Musical Arrangements by: Miche Braden
Conceived and Originally Staged by: Joe Brancato
Directed by: Darryl V. Jones

Memphis, 1937. Transport yourself for one electrifying evening with Bessie Smith, as she recounts the incredible journey of her life and career, her loves and losses, and the songs that made her the show-stopping "Empress of the Blues."

This musical celebration is packed with Bessie's legendary hits, "I Ain't Got Nobody," "St. Louis Blues" and "T'ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do."

 
CREATIVE TEAM

Directed by Darryl V. Jones
Musical Direction by Kenneth Little
Scenic Design by Richard Olmsted+
Costume Design by Ulises Alcala+
Lighting Design by Kurt Landisman+
Sound Design by Cliff Caruthers+

+Member, United Scenic Artists
* Member, Actors Equity Association
THE CAST
Katrina Lauren McGraw*
as Bessie

 

Calendar

January
sun
mon
tue
wed
thu
fri
sat





24
8pm
25
8pm
26
2:30pm
27
28
7:30pm
29
7:30pm
30
8pm
31
8pm

February
sun
mon
tue
wed
thu
fri
sat






1
8pm
2
2:30pm
3
4
5
7:30pm
6
8pm
7
8pm
8
8pm
9
2:30pm
10
11
12
7:30pm
13
8pm
14
8pm
15
2:30pm
8pm
16
2:30pm
17
18
19
7:30pm
20
8pm
21
8pm
22
2:30pm
8pm