Lackawanna Blues has postponed its opening night, originally scheduled for tonight. The show, which features Ruben-Santiago Hudson in a solo performance, will now open October 7.On Friday, September 24, the production announced that Santiago-Hudson had sustained an injury and canceled that weekend's performances. Though he is now performing again, the opening has been pushed back "continues to recover and works his way back to his original performance prior to his injury," a representative of...
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Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson returns to MTC for the Broadway debut of his brilliant solo play celebrating the strong, big-hearted woman who raised him: Miss Rachel. In a 1950s boarding house outside Buffalo, Nanny, as she was affectionately called, opened her doors to anyone and everyone in need of kindness, hope, compassion and care. Giving a tour-de-force performance accompanied by live music written by acclaimed composer Bill Sims, Jr. and performed by Blues Hall of Fame Guitarist Junior Mack, Santiago-Hudson embodies more than 20 vibrant characters, creating a richly textured reminiscence that’s inspiring, uplifting and right at home on Broadway.
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The Broadway premiere of Lackawanna Blues will finally be performed this season. Ruben Santiago-Hudson's acclaimed play will begin performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre from September 14, the night that Broadway theatres can reopen at full capacity. Find out more about Lackawanna Blues tickets on Broadway here.Set in 1950s New York, Lackawanna Blues is a semi-autobiographical play that's inspired by Miss Rachel, the woman who raised Santiago-Hudson. In the production, Santiago-Hudson...