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Set in 1966 in rural Alabama, Thunder Knocking on the Door is the story of the Dupree family, whose lives are turned upside down by the arrival of Marvell Thunder, a mysterious stranger with amazing powers. A devilish charmer, Marvell challenges Glory, the Dupree's blind daughter, to a blues guitar "cuttin' contest." At stake are her family's musical legacy--both past and future--her sight, and perhaps her best chance at love. The musical stars Leslie Uggams and Chuck Cooper, with Peter Jay Fernandez, Marva Hicks, and Michael McElroy.

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