Chasin’ Dem Blues: Untold Story of Paramount Records

By Kevin Ramsey

Directed by Kevin Ramsey

This revival of a Rep premiere (previously titled Grafton City Blues) explores the inspiring story of Grafton, Wisconsin’s, Paramount Records. A recording label that, at the height of the jazz and blues age, became for a brief, bright few years, the leading label for recording artists of color in the Midwest—and broke down small-town racial barriers along the way. Artists such as Louis Armstrong, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Alberta Hunter and Ma Rainey all recorded there. This exuberant musical celebration of some of the greatest jazz and blues music features four sensational quadruple threat performers guiding the journey through story and song.

Produced by Milwaukee Repertory Theater at Stackner Cabaret Theater, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Patty and Jay Baker Theater Complex, 108 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Performances: January 17 - March 22, 2020

Performance Times:
Tuesdays – Thursdays 7:30pm, Fridays 8pm, Saturdays 4pm/8pm, Sundays 2pm/7pm**Please check website for up to date info as date/time are subject to change.

Ticket Prices: Stackner - Tickets start at $45 and subject to change.
For updated pricing and to learn about Subscriptions, Senior, student and 35 & Under discounts visit our website www.MilwaukeeRep.com

Call 414-224-9490 for reservations or more information.

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