Opening Date

Mar 09, 1985

Closing Date

MusicalRevueOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Setting
A hotel in Chicago...1938.

Produced by And Blues Tours Inc.; Producing Director: Mitchell Maxwell; Associate Producer: Elaine Brownstein
Directed by Sheldon Epps; Choreographed by Mercedes Ellington
Scenic Design by Randel White; Costume Design by Patty Greer McGarity; Lighting Design by Doug Kolbo
General Manager: M² Entertainment, Inc.; Company Manager: Andrea Ladik
Production Supervisor: Bruce Kagel; Technical Director: David Lansky
Musical Supervisor: David Brunetti; On-Stage Musician (Drums): Hank Brown; On-Stage Musician (Bass): Bill Davis; On-Stage Musician (Trumpet): Al Pazant; On-Stage Musician (Woodwinds): Ed Pazant
Press Representative: Jane M. Shannon
The Woman of the World
The Girl with a Date
The Lady from the Road
Saloon Singer
Act 1
Sung By
Blue Blue
(music by Bessie Smith; lyrics by Bessie Smith)
The Company
Four Walls (and One Dirty Window) Blues
(music by Willard Robison; lyrics by Willard Robison)
The Saloon Singer and The Lady from the Road
I've Got a Date With a Dream
(music by Harry Revel; lyrics by Mack Gordon)
The Woman of the World and The Girl with a Date
New Orleans Hop Scop Blues
(music by George W. Thomas; lyrics by George W. Thomas)
The Lady from the Road
Stompin' at the Savoy
(music by Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson and Chick Webb; lyrics by Andy Razaf)
The Woman of the World
Taking a Chance on Love
(music by Vernon Duke; lyrics by Ted Fetter and John La Touche)
The Girl with a Date
It Makes My Love Come Down
(music by Bessie Smith; lyrics by Bessie Smith)
The Company
Lush Life
(music by Billy Strayhorn; lyrics by Billy Strayhorn)
The Woman of the World
Take Me for a Buggy Ride
(music by Leola Wilson and Wesley Wilson; lyrics by Leola Wilson and Wesley Wilson)
The Lady from the Road
Wild Women Don't Have the Blues
(music by Ida Cox; lyrics by Ida Cox)
The Saloon Singer
The Lady from the Road
Willow Weep for Me
(music by Ann Ronell; lyrics by Ann Ronell)
The Girl with a Date
Kitchen Man
(music by Alex Bellenda and Andy Razaf; lyrics by Alex Bellenda and Andy Razaf)
The Lady from the Road
The Woman of the World
Take It Right Back
(music by H. Grey; lyrics by H. Grey)
The Company
Act 2
Sung By
Blues in the Night
(music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by Johnny Mercer)
The Company
Dirty No Gooder Blues
(music by Bessie Smith; lyrics by Bessie Smith)
The Lady from the Road
When a Woman Loves a Man
(music by Bernard Hanighen and Gordon Jenkins; lyrics by Johnny Mercer)
The Company
Am I Blue
(music by Harry Akst; lyrics by Grant Clarke)
The Company
Rough and Ready Man
(music by Alberta Hunter; lyrics by Alberta Hunter)
The Woman of the World
Reckless Blues
(music by Bessie Smith; lyrics by Bessie Smith)
The Girl with a Date
Wasted Life Blues
(music by Bessie Smith; lyrics by Bessie Smith)
The Lady from the Road
Baby Doll
(music by Bessie Smith; lyrics by Bessie Smith)
The Saloon Singer
Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
(music by Jimmy Cox; lyrics by Jimmy Cox)
The Company
I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues
(music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by Ted Koehler)
The Company
Blue Blue (Reprise)
(music by Bessie Smith; lyrics by Bessie Smith)
The Company
Blues in the Night (Reprise)
(music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by Johnny Mercer)
The Company
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