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The Black Rep – Marie and Rosetta

May 6 TO May 24 | Edison Theatre at Washington University | $15 – $50

A huge influence on Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles and Jimi Hendrix, Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a legend in her time, bringing fierce guitar playing and swing to gospel music. “Marie and Rosetta” chronicles her first rehearsal with a young protegee, Marie Knight, as they prepare to embark on a tour that  would establish them as one of the great duos in musical history.

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