The Voodoo of Hells Half-Acre: A Blues Poetry Opera

The Voodoo of Hells Half-Acre: A Blues Poetry Opera

Special | 55m 57s | Video has closed captioning.

A live multimedia theatrical presentation chronicling the story of Mr. Wright from his migration from Mississippi to the decade he spent in Chicago from 1927-1937. The performance involves a ten-piece ensemble that features spoken word poetry, singing, saxophone, piano, upright bass and drums. Musical interludes enhance and animate the 90-minute, six-movement opera.

Aired: 04/14/21

Rating: NR

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The Voodoo of Hells Half-Acre: A Blues Poetry Opera is a local public television program presented by WFYI.