Smiling African-American woman with short ringlet hair in light blue blouse and gray cardigan sweaterChapman Department of Theatre faculty member Karole Foreman is performing through November 7, 2021, in BLUES IN THE NIGHT directed by Wren T. Brown at the Long Beach Beverly O’Neill Theater. Produced in association with L.A. Ebony Repertory Theatre, the Tony- and Olivier-award nominated, Sheldon Epps-conceived musical shares the universal language of the blues with little spoken text, interweaving stories  “defined through glorious songs that cover the range of this indigenous American art form, from Bessie Smith to Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, Alberta Hunter, Jimmy Cox, Ida Cox and more.”

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