Sweet Mama Stringbean

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In 1957, an elderly Ethel Waters — overweight, ill, and broke from a waning performance career, flashback to an earlier time in her life when a dream about her childhood sparks a spiritual awaking and opens her to a future with Billy Graham. The musical legacy of Waters is celebrated in this retrospective, featuring “Am I Blue, ” “Heatwave, ” “His Eye is on the Sparrow,” and other hits.

Suggested audience: Age 13+


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