R. L. at the Crossroads

R.L. at the Crossroads

Performed by Herb NewsomeNew York

Sun., Nov. 11 at 7:30pm (running time: 50 min.) ENCORE*

drama, music

Forced to choose between life or the music he loves, Bluesman Robert Johnson stands trial at the Crossroads with the Devil himself presiding as Judge and Jury. As witnesses take the stand, Johnson confronts his past in an attempt to stay alive and overturn a deal gone bad. Will he succeed or will the Devil win his soul? The battle begins… Director: Steve Broadnax. Playwrights: Steve Broadnax and Charles Dumas. Recommended for: teenagers, adults, elderly, theatre community, ethnic community (African American). Link: artist.

2012 United Solo, the world’s largest solo theatre festival, presents one hundred solo productions! All shows are staged at Theatre ROW: 410 West 42nd Street, New York City. TICKETS, with a price of $18, are available at the Theatre ROW Box Office and online through Telecharge at www.telecharge.com. You may also call Telecharge at 212-239-6200. When placing your reservation, please provide: the FESTIVAL name (United Solo Theatre Festival), the name of THEATRE (Theatre ROW – The Studio Theatre), and the specific DAY and TIME of SHOW you would like to see.

*The ENCORE tag marks productions with solo artists who performed successfully at the Festival in the past and came back to perform two shows this year.