By Katori Hall
A blues inspired play directed by Terry Spann
August 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18
Synopsis: In this tale of love, magic and mystery, young Toulou flees to Memphis from her home in the cotton fields of 1930s Mississippi to pursue her dream of becoming a blues singer. She meets a very charming traveling blues man, the notorious Ace of Spades, and falls madly in love. Ace likes to love them and leave them, but Toulou, has other plans for him. Enlisting the help of the Candy Lady, the local Hoodoo Madame, Toulou casts a spell for his love, hoping that he can make all of her dreams come true! (Mature audiences only)
Admission: We begin seating at 7:30 p.m. and the production begins at 8:00 p.m. – we suggest arriving by 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students, seniors and Alice Ferguson Foundation Members. Walk-ins are welcome, reservations are not required but can be made by email ([email protected]) or phone (301-292-5727).
Performances are held at Hard Bargain Farm Amphitheater (an outdoor amphitheater), and the players perform rain or shine. Shows are only cancelled in the event of severe weather conditions. Umbrellas are encouraged, in the event of rain we now have covered seats available – so be sure to arrive early to sit under cover!!!! Comfortable clothing and bug spray are also highly recommended.
08/04/2012 - 08/05/2012
Hard Bargain Amphitheater