Kudzu: A Southern Musical

Book, music and lyrics by RCR Jack Herrick, Doug Marlette, and RCR Bland Simpson

with the Red Clay Ramblers

Fords Theatre, Washington, D.C. March 1998

Duke University, North Carolina February 1998

The Norma Terris Theatre, Chester, CT World Premiere: May 15 – June 8, 1997

Reviews and Press Coverage

The idea of Kudzu takes shape
Musical ‘toon” By Susan Kauffman; Staff Writer, Raleigh News & Observer, 1993

Kudzu BandKudzu’s songs of the South” By Charles Salter Jr.; Staff Writer, Raleigh News & Observer. 1996

On Stage
‘Kudzu’ musical is `love letter to the South’” Kimberly H. Byrd The Herald-Sun, 1998

In ‘Kudzu,’ the South Faces Itself” By Rick Bragg The New York Times, 1998