The Mo', The Better
When I eat his doughnuts, all I leave is the hole. Any time he wants to, why he can use my sugar bowl. Thank you, Kitchen Man, for that delightful lyric.
Look up raunchy songs in the blues dictionary and youll find more like Shake That Thing and The Right Key But the Wrong Keyhole. These rafter-rockin numbers are all included in One Mo Time, an evening of 1920s black musical vaudeville conceived by historian, performer, and New Orleans native Vernel Bagneris.
Revived on Broadway in 2002, the shows format of onstage numbers and backstage bickering re-creates an evening, circa 1926, of singin and stompin in New Orleans Lyric Theatre, where jazz legends like Ethel Waters, Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Bill Bojangles Robinson often appeared.
Thu., April 22, 8 p.m.; Fri., April 23, 8 p.m.; Sat., April 24, 8 p.m.; Sun., April 25, 3 p.m.; Wed., April 28, 2 p.m.; Thu., April 29, 8 p.m.; Fri., April 30, 8 p.m.; Sat., May 1, 8 p.m.; Sun., May 2, 3 p.m., 2010
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