3535 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002
Category: Performing Arts Venues
Region: Downtown/ Midtown
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Every blues song began with a broken heart. In Sheldon Eppss musical review Blues in the Night, three scorned, broken-hearted women sing blues song after blues song. The show opened in New York in 1980 and since then has been a crowd-pleasing staple of regional theater. The story is set in a flea-bitten Chicago hotel room in 1938. The three characters who live there are all women in love with the same no-good man. Its hell for them, but heaven for the audience. Theres no spoken dialogue; instead, songs like Dirty No-Gooder Blues and Rough and Ready Man, made famous by Bessie Smith and Alberta Hunter, respectively, tell the womens down-and-out tales of love and woe. Previews start today. Opening night is June 23. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays. Through July 24. Ensemble Theatre, 3535 Main. For information, call 713‑520-0055 or visit www.ensemblehouston.com. $10 to $45.
Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 3 p.m.; Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Starts: June 18. Continues through July 24, 2011
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