The famous rhythm and blues revue featuring such standards as the title song, "After You've Gone" and "In a Sentimental Mood," to name just a few, and sung by R&B legends Ruth Brown, Linda Hopkins and Carrie Smith.
Did You Know?
The original Broadway production of "Black and Blue" opened at the Minskoff Theater in New York on January 26, 1989, ran for 829 performances and was nominated for the 1989 Tony Award for Best Musical. Ruth Brown
won the 1989 Tony Award for Actress in a Musical and recreated her role in this filmed production. Bunny Briggs
, Ruth Brown
, Linda Hopkins
, Bernard Manners
, Jimmy Slyde
and Dianne Walker
recreated their stage roles in this filmed presentation. See more