Cross That River
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The unsettled West of the 1860s provides a new life and new dreams for Blue, a runaway slave, who escapes to Texas to become one of America's first Black Cowboys. This compelling tale of freedom integrates fiction with historical fact, and each song presents a different page in this complicated chapter of American history.
The "smooth-voiced and charismatic" (The New York Times) renowned jazz composer, musician, and singer Allen Harris (Café Society Swing ) returns to 59E59 to star as Blue.
Deeply intellectual original music...[Harris] is one of today's most talented jazz performers. - The Atlantic