Bubbling Brown Sugar: Musical Info & Synopsis


Bubbling Brown Sugar follows a group of friends as they uncover the hidden gems and untold stories of Harlem’s past, while confronting their own hopes, dreams, and challenges along the way. The show pays homage to the iconic figures and landmarks that have shaped the community, from the Tree of Hope to the 1920s speakeasies. Each scene transports audiences back in time, immersing them in the vibrant tapestry of Harlem’s history.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1976)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Revue

Setting: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1970s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Various

Book: Loften Mitchell

Concept: Rosetta LeNoire

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1976)➝


1970s, Black Artists, JazzRevue

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