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Karamu House and The Musical Theater Project are celebrating Black History Month with the free streaming of "The Impact of 'Shuffle Along,' " a musical documentary and broadcast of the 2019 concert performance that marked the Cleveland organizations' first collaboration.
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The Musical Theater Project and Karamu House Stream the Story of Shuffle Along
Shuffle Along was one of the first all-black musicals to reach Broadway, and was enormously successful. It opened in 1921 and ran for 504 performances, with music and lyrics by Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle. The Musical Theater Project and Karamu House combined talents in 2018 to perform the music and set the entire history in context. We talk with Bill Rudman and Tony Sias about the collaboration, available now on the Karamu Website