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The American soul and blues singer Joanne Bell, along with her outstanding band, lets us experience the music and atmosphere of a radio broadcast in the famous New York Cotton Club in the 1930’s. An evening of stories and music by, amongst others, Duke Ellington.

Joanne Bell takes us on this truly unique journey and gives us a glimpse into an era that has been one of the most influential in music around the world. 

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Joanne Bell

The English Theatre of Hamburg e.V. is a private, professional theatre, the first to be founded in the whole of Germany.

It is subsidized in part by the Hamburg Ministry of Culture and is a non-profit organization and a member of the Deutscher Bühnenverein. Enjoy one of our evening or daytime performances of an English language play. Our international audience includes students of English as well as native speakers.

We present distinguished plays of all genres in the original English on a professional basis in our efforts to contribute to international communication through language and the art of the theatre.