Black and Blue: Musical Info & Synopsis


Black and Blue is a musical revue that celebrates the Black culture of dance and music in Paris between World War I and II. From swing to jazz to rhythm and blues, Black and Blue showcases the influence and cultural significance of the music while paying homage to the artists who were at the forefront of the movement.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1985)

Cast Size: Flexible

Genre: Revue

Setting: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s / France (Paris)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Various

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1989)➝


1980s, Black Artists, JazzRevueTap Dance

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