It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues: Musical Info & Synopsis


It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues takes audiences on a journey through the history of blues music through a series of musical numbers and vignettes. Exploring themes of slavery, freedom, spirituality, and civil rights, the production honors the profound legacy of the blues, illuminating its integral role in shaping the American cultural landscape.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1999)

Cast Size: 7

Genre: Revue

Setting: Various

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Charles Bevel, Lita Gaithers, Randal Myler, Ron Taylor, Dan Wheetman

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2000)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1990s, Black Artists, Black HistoryRevue, Small Cast

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