Bessie – a Bluesical

by Ellen Foyn Bruun and Bente Kahan
Directed by: Ellen Foyn Bruun
With Bente Kahan as Bessie
Morten Gunnar Larsen: piano
Georg Michael Reiss: clarinet

A monodrama with music about the queen of the blues, Bessie Smith.
Premiered in Oslo, Norway, August 7,1986

After the premiere, the Norwegian major newspaper “Aftenposten” wrote:
“Passionate and successful… Her Bessie Smith is an impressive achievement”.

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