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Mississippi Bevel

MISSISSIPPI CHARLES BEVEL’S last performed at UNA in Hank Williams: Lost Highway (2013) and is delighted to be back!  His other professional productions include It Ain’t Nothin’ but the Blues (Lincoln Center Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare, et al); Let Me Live (Goodman Theatre); The Piano Lesson (Karamu Performing Arts Theatre); I Am a Man; Thunder Knocking at the Door; (Meadow Brook Theatre); Famous Orpheus (Geva Theatre); Ma’ Rainey’s Black Bottom (Plowshares Theatre Company);  Polk County (McCarter and Berkeley Repertory Theatres); Stories About the Old Days (St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre Company; and Fire on the Mountain (San Diego Repertory and Denver Center Theatre Company). Bevel’s awards and nominations include the Woodie Award, “Outstanding Lead Actor” (2005--St. Louis); Jeff Award, “Best Actor in a Revue (2005 and 2007—Chicago); Tony Award Nomination, “It Ain’t Nothin’ but the Blues” (New York—1999); Suzie Bass Award Nomination, “I Just Stopped By To See The Man”  (Atlanta—2012).

Mississippi Bevel