Blackberry Daze

2Final 2017_BlackBerryDaze_FINAL.jpgBy Ruth P. Watson & Thomas W. Jones II
Original Music by William Knowles
Directed by Thomas W. Jones II
Music Direction by William Knowles

It is the end of “The Great War”, and a small Virginia town is rocked by secrets and seduction as Herman Camm, a provocative gambler, weaves his magic on the lives of three unsuspecting women, Mae Lou and her daughter Carrie, and Pearl, a blues singer at the local juke joint. This musical adaptation of Ruth P. Watson’s romantic mystery thriller (Blackberry Days of Summer) world premiered with Thomas W. Jones II (THREE SISTAHS, BESSIE'S BLUES) direction and William Knowles’ dazzling period score, making this an exciting new work on the American Theatre landscape.

This musical adaptation of Ruth P. Watson’s romantic mystery thriller was a world premiere with Thomas W. Jones II at Metrostage Theatre in 2016.

Running Dates:
5/04/2018 - 5/27/2018

Theatre:
Paul Robeson Theatre