Encore Michigan

The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith 03/30–04/29

Theatre Nova Ann Arbor
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ANN ARBOR, MI (Feb. 19, 2018) – Theatre NOVA presents  the Michigan premiere of The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith by Angelo Parra and Miche Braden March 30 through April 29, 2018. Tickets are $25 (pay-what-you-can tickets available for every performance); for tickets, call 734-635-8450 or visit www.theatreNOVA.org.

The Devil’s Music features K Edmonds as Bessie and Brian Buckner as her piano player, Pickle and is directed by Lynch Travis. The production team includes Forrest Hejkal (scenic design), Daniel C. Walker (lighting design), Brian Buckner (music direction), Haley Cook (costume design), and Michelle Resnick (stage manager).

Angelo Parra is an American playwright whose first produced play, Casino, won a 1989 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship in Playwriting and an Arts International grant (sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, U.S. Information Agency, Rockefeller Foundation, and The Pew Charitable Trusts). K Edmonds has appeared in dozens of productions in Michigan, most recently at Theatre Nova in The Revolutionists.

 

Show Times

  • Mar 30, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Mar 31, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 1, 2018

    2:00 pm

  • Apr 5, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 6, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 7, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 8, 2018

    2:00 pm

  • Apr 12, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 13, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 14, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 15, 2018

    2:00 pm

  • Apr 19, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 20, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 21, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 22, 2018

    2:00 pm

  • Apr 27, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 28, 2018

    8:00 pm

  • Apr 29, 2018

    2:00 pm

Theater Info

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Box Office Phone: 734-635-8450

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410 W. Huron St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48103