Monday, May 9, 2011

Blues, Jazz and "The Ladies" from New Route Theatre

Bessie Smith, Ella Fitzgerald, Roberta Flack... What’s not to love? They're just three of the iconic African-American women who sang jazz and blues who will be showcased and celebrated in New Route Theatre’s new musical revue called “The Ladies: A Musical Love Letter.”

Jennifer Rusk is the featured singer for this New Route Theatre production, with Dave Shields on keyboards and Miles Singleton providing brass. "The Ladies" was conceived and directed by Phil Shaw.

"The Ladies: A Musical Love Letter" is scheduled for Wednesday, May 11 at 7 pm at the Eaton Studio & Gallery, 411 N. Center Street, Bloomington. For more information, check out this Facebook page devoted to the event.

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