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Paradise Blue


2020 Season

By Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson
With André Holland, Kristolyn Lloyd, Simone Missick, Keith Randolph Smith, Blair Underwood

It's 1949 in Detroit’s Black Bottom neighborhood, and there’s no better place to hear or play jazz than Paradise Club. Blue (Emmy Award winner, Grammy Award winner, and 2020 Tony Award nominee Blair Underwood), club owner and trumpeter, can wail like no other, but as forces outside the club conspire to irreparably change life inside and outside Paradise's walls, he... Read More

2016 Gala

February 8 | CITY WINERY IN NYC
Season

Please join us for the annual WTF Gala at City Winery in New York City (55 Varick Street) on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 6:30 PM. The evening will include cocktails, dinner, and a live auction led by Charity Auctioneer Robbie Gordy of Christie’s New York, along with special appearances and performances including:  comedy star Ana Gasteyer (Swing With A Handsome... Read More

Paradise Blue

July 22 - August 2 Main Stage
2015 Season

By Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson

WORLD PREMIERE (2012 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award Winner) Tony Award-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson directs Tony Award-nominee De'Adre Aziza, Golden Globe-nominee Blair Underwood, and Andre Holland  in the world premiere of a bracing and charged drama from Dominique Morisseau. Blue (Underwood), a gifted trumpeter, contemplates selling his once-vibrant jazz club in Detroit’s Blackbottom neighborhood to shake free the demons of... Read More

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