The Life & Times of Ethel Waters

Sweet Mama Stringbean is a one-woman musical celebration of Blues woman, Ethel Waters, the Beyonce or Halle Berry of her day. Waters was a 'Super Star' during the depression-era. As a Broadway star and an Academy Award nominee, she could 'shake her thang' and make audiences shake with pleasure. Share her musical story in this play that received a commendation from the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.
Familiar and passionate songs of the jazz age highlight this musical, dramatic story of Ethel Waters' rise to fame.

  • 804 Old Fayetteville St
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Location:
    Hayti Heritage Center
  • Admission:
    $25, $20 in advance
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