59E59 presents this new musical that tells the story of Blue, a runaway slave who becomes a Black cowboy. More…
The unsettled West of the 1860s provides a new life and new dreams for Blue, who escapes to Texas to become one of America’s first Black cowboys. This tale of freedom integrates fiction with historical fact, and each song presents a different page in this complicated chapter of American History.
See it if you want to hear one of the best scores being heard today, on or off Broadway.
Don't see it if you want a full blown musical. This is more of a Concert/Cabaret with a weak book used to tie the songs together.
See it if You enjoy story telling through music; you appreciate superb musical and vocal talent
Don't see it if You need a splashy broadway show instead of an intimate presentation
See it if if you want to see a cowboy musical with a mix of musical styles that you don't typically hear in broadway shows.
Don't see it if you don't like shows that are little more than concert versions of a show.
See it if You want to hear some catchy original music sung well.
Don't see it if You want to see a show with a compelling story or any staging to speak of - essentially a concert and it moves way too slow for my taste.
See it if Great night in theater if you love music and talented musicians relating a story through song. An original production. Extraordinary talent.
Don't see it if You expect a big “old time” Broadway style musical .. don’t like lively multi talented musicians & singers..aren’t flexible re music genre
See it if Very talented performers (musicians and singers/actors) succeeded with aplomb to present the storyline based on an incredible true story
Don't see it if if you have historical amnesia about slavery
See it if You want to see a show with beautiful music and a good story. However, the ending ruins all that went before it.
Don't see it if You want to see a fluffy musical
See it if You want an uplifting, if at times painful, stories about 19th C America with relevance to the present day, you like stories about old West
Don't see it if You don't like 19th C stories, or want to avoid stories about America's dark past (slavery, Native Americans).
See it if You enjoy great singing and animated voices in an intimate setting with a socially conscious story
Don't see it if You do not like to hear beautiful voices singing a poignant tale of a segment of US history.
See it if You would like a jazz, soul and gospel inflected country & western score told more like a concert version of a play told through song
Don't see it if You are looking for a more traditional musical theater staging
See it if You like an amazing variety of songs sung by great singers and a fantastic band. It's also a moving story rooted in history.
Don't see it if You don't like musicals
See it if You want to be absorbingly entertained for a couple of hours, captivated by powerful acting and incredible vocals.
Don't see it if You're not a fan of live music.
See it if You love great music (of multiple genres), Broadway-caliber talent, and you want to hear a true American story that most people don't know.
Don't see it if You're narrow-minded and don't enjoy music.
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