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The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith - Off-Broadway

The story of 1930s blues singer Bessie Smith comes to life onstage.


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.