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It's 1949 in Detroit and trumpet-playing club owner Blue has a tough decision to make. Should he sell his jazz joint as gentrification is banging on the door? In Tony Award-nominated playwright Dominique Morisseau’s (Ain’t Too Proud, Skeleton Crew) powerful noir-inspired drama, a makeshift family and their troubled bandleader find themselves fighting for the future of Paradise.
Welcome to the sultry, jazz-filled Paradise Club. It's 1949 And trumpet-playing club owner Blue has a tough decision to make. Should he sell his jazz joint as gentrification is banging on the door? The house band is desperate to stay, Blue’s demons are tempting him to leave, and the arrival of a seductive stranger turns everything upside down. In Tony Award-nominated playwright Dominique Morisseau’s (Ain’t Too Proud, Skeleton Crew) powerful noir-inspired drama, a makeshift family and their troubled bandleader find themselves fighting for the future of Paradise.
The cast includes Tyla Abercrumbie (The Chi, Utopia) as Silver, Wendell B. Franklin (The Good Fight, Madame Secretary) as Blue, Alani iLongwe (The Legend of Georgia McBride, Two Trains Running) as P-Sam, Tony Award nominee John Earl Jelks (Radio Golf, Sweat) as Corn, and Shayna Small (Parable of the Sower, Rags Parkland Sings Songs of the Future) as Pumpkin.
Paradise Blue is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com
November 9 - December 12, 2021
Gil Cates Theater at Geffen Playhouse
Presenter / Producer: Geffen Playhouse
Theater > Drama
Theater > Musicals
Event Phone: 310-208-5454
10886 Le Conte
Los Angeles CA 90024
LA - Hollywood / Westside
Performance Dates: 11/9/2021 - 12/12/2021
Tuesday – Friday 8 pm
Saturday 3 pm, 8 pm
Sunday 2 pm, 7 pm
Preview tickets: $30 – $105
Regular tickets: $39 – $129
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