PLAY READING: Paradise Blue, by Dominique Morisseau
Blue, a gifted trumpeter, contemplates selling his once vibrant Jazz club in Detroit’s Blackbottom neighborhood to shake free the demons of his past and better his life. But where does that leave his devoted Pumpkin, who had dreams of her own? And what does it mean for the club’s resident bebop band? When a mysterious woman with a walk that drives men mad comes to town with her own plans, everyone’s world is turned upside down. This dynamic and musically infused drama shines light on the challenges of building a better future on the foundation of what our predecessors have left us.
Date & Time
December 4, 2023
16 NE Killingsworth Street - 16 NE Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR, 97211