Blackbirds of 1928: Musical Info & Synopsis


Blackbirds of 1928 is a musical revue that emerged during the Harlem Renaissance and is set against the backdrop of the Jazz Age. The show features an ensemble cast of Black performers, showcasing their talent and contributions to American culture. Blackbirds of 1928 is a significant cultural artifact of its time that addresses themes of identity, resilience, and cultural pride.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1928)

Cast Size: Flexible

Genre: Revue

Setting: N/A

Creative Team

Music: Jimmy McHugh

Lyrics: Dorothy Fields

Cast Albums

Studio Cast (1953)➝


1920s, Black HistoryRevue

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