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Leaving the Blues
Soho/Tribeca
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Leaving the Blues NYC Reviews and Tickets

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(6 Reviews)
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Great singing, Masterful, Resonant, Absorbing, Entertaining

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The new drama explores the life of the great American jazz singer and songwriter Alberta Hunter.

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Absorbing, Great singing, Sad, Funny, Entertaining

See it if Hear some Blue and about Alberta Hunter life.

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Relevant, Intelligent, Intense, Great singing

See it if You want a well told story of the life of a lesser known star.

Don't see it if You’re not interested in historical relationship dramas

Critic Reviews (2)

January 19th, 2020

Best Bet. "A poignant and entertaining tribute to blues singer Alberta Hunter…explores the many challenges Hunter faced, among them racism, sexism, aging, and the onerous realities of working class life…Rosalind Brown brilliantly performs songs by Eubie Blake and others."
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January 20th, 2020

"Not a musical; it's a play that's too long, with too many choices that need to be rethought.But it also offers a new perspective..on what it was like to be a star and a lesbian…doesn't completely ignore the music. It features seven delicious songs, two of which Hunter wrote."
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