Satchmo At the Waldorf — See It At Shakespeare & Co.

Shakespeare & Co is where you can see the New England premiere of Terry Teachout’s debut play, Satchmo at the Waldorf starring John Douglas Thompson. Already the response has been overwhelming.  Guests of Brook Farm Inn in Lenox MA have raved about it, and it will be playing through September 16
The time is March of 1971. Louis Armstrong, the greatest jazz musician of the twentieth century, is backstage at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, preparing for what will be his last performance. And though he was a radiantly optimistic man who was rarely seen in public without a smile, it turns out that there was more to Satchmo—much, much more—than met the eye…

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