Legendary lady of the Blues, Big Maybelle, is having her story told in Broadway fashion with the new musical Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues. The show will enjoy a run at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, New York, next month. A report by Broadway.com details the production, which stars Tony winner Lillias White. According to the article, the show features 31 songs, including “Big Maybelle’s Blues, “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” and others. Officials with the play are hoping to get the show an official Broadway run in 2013. The Sag Harbor run of shows will be held August 7-September 2, 2012.
Archive for July 27, 2012
Tags: big maybelle, blues, broadway, lillias white, music, radio
Tags: benefit, blues, cancer, curtis salgado, harmonica, music, soul
Friends and fans continue their efforts to raise funds to help offset medical bills. If you’d like to help out, you can make a secure online donation At This Website. You can also mail your donation to:
Curtis Salgado Fund
c/o Odaglas LLC Donation Account
2550 NW 188th Avenue
Hillsboro, OR 97124
One of the best ways to help is to simply purchase Curtis’ music. It’s a win-win for Blues fans, when they support an artist by purchasing their albums. To do that, check out CurtisSalgado.com.