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Productions of the "Black and Blue" Musical

Information about productions of the live stage musical "Black and Blue". The musical celebrates the black music and dance culture of Paris in the 1920's and 1930's, the period between the two world wars. The musical was performed for the first time in Paris and it later played in New York City.

TITLE: Black and Blue
CONCEIVED BY : Hector Orezzoli and Claudio Segovia of Argentina

Original Production

Paris, France
1985 "Black and Blue" Production
The musical was performed for the first time at the Chatelet Theater in Paris France in 1985. That production featured Sandra Reaves-Phillips.

Other Live Stage Productions

New York City, United States
1989 "Black and Blue" Production
"Black and Blue" opened at the Minskoff Theater on Broadway in New York City on January 26, 1989 and it closed on January 20, 1991 after more than 800 performances. This production won Tony Awards: best actress, best choreography, and best costumes.

Some of the Venues on the 2 European Tours
- Musical de Paris Chalelet Theatre | Paris, France |
- Thalia Theater | Hamburg, Germany |
- Deutsches Theatedr | Munich, Germany |
- Carre Theater | Amsterdam, Netherlands |

Television Productions

1993 PBS Production
TELEVISION PROGRAM: Great Performances
PRODUCTION COMPANY: KQED
DISTRIBUTOR: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
DIRECTOR: Robert Altman
RELEASED: February 17, 1993
CREDITED CAST:
- Bunny Briggs
- Carrie Smith
- Dianne Walker
- Gret Poland
- Jimmy Slyde
- Ruth Brown (in her Tony award winning role)
RESOURCES
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Internet Broadway Database Entry

Resources

Soundtrack Album CD at Amazon.com
Black and Blue: A Musical Review
(orignal broadway cast)

YouTube Song and Dance Videos
- T'Aint Nobody's Bizness If I Do
- After You've Gone

Broadway Dababase "Black and Blue" Listing

Wikpedia "Black and Blue Musial" Article

GTMT "Black and Blue" Article



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