CORONAVIRUS: 22Feb21 UpdateAll UK venues closed on 16th March 2020. After the Prime Minister's announcement it would appear that, subject to continued control of the virus, venues may re-open with social distancing and limits on audiences from 17th May. Social distancing restrictions may be removed from 21st June. We will continue to update our listings as much as possible to reflect the changes as/when they are reported.
The true story about the legendary New York nightclub which promoted racial equality and progressive causes. From 1938 to 1947 Cafe Society played host to some of the finest musical talent of the 20th century, including Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, Count Basie and many others. Cafe Society Swing
tells the story of the venue from its idealistic Left-wing beginnings in Depression-era America. It follows its thrilling musical journey through struggles and triumphs, to its eventual demise in the 'Red scare' hysteria of the late 1940s.Performers Vimala Rowe (vocals), Cherise Adams-Burnett (vocals), Ciyo Brown (vocals/guitar), Alex Webb (piano), Miles Danso (bass), Shane Forbes (drums), Winston Rollins (trombone), Jason Yarde (alto sax), Denys Baptiste (tenor sax/clarinet), Freddie Gavita (trumpet), Callum Au (trombone), Copasetic All Stars.
Author Alex Webb. Company Copasetic Productions. Director Simon Green. Director Alex Webb.
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