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PHYLICIA RASHAD CICELY TYSON BERRY GORDY CHITA RIVERA
JOIN BLACK STARS OF THE GREAT WHITE WAY
REUNION CONCERT AT CARNEGIE HALL
NORM LEWIS, CHAPMAN ROBERTS and DAVID HORACE GREER
PRESENT “BLACK STARS OF THE GREAT WHITE WAY”
AT CARNEGIE HALL JUNE 23, 2014 8 PM IN
“LIVE THE DREAM” -THE BROADWAY REUNION CONCERT
CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF THE CONTRIBUTIONS, INFLUENCES AND LEGACY OF AFRICAN
AMERICAN MEN ON BROADWAY AND AT CARNEGIE HALL
Broadway choral director/arranger Chapman Roberts (Your Arms Too Short., Eubie, Five Guys Named Moe, Smokey
Joe's Cafe) has created this blockbuster evening of showstoppers saluting a parade of some of the greatest musical
heroes in history including Louis Jordan, Eubie Blake, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Fats Waller,
Paul Robeson and a special tribute to Langston Hughes.
This unprecedented assemblage of Broadway’s Best will include performances by Tony Award winners and nominees
Ben Vereen (Pippin), Chuck Cooper (The Life) Ben Harney (Dreamgirls) Billy Porter ( Kinky Boots) Norm Lewis
(Porgy and Bess) Keith David (Jelly’s Last Jam) Andre De Shields (Ain't Misbehavin’, The Wiz) Larry Marshall
(The Color Purple, Porgy and Bess) original cast members of “Five Guys named Moe”, “Smokey Joe’s Café”,
“Motown”, Maurice Hines (Sophisticated Ladies), Scottsboro Boys, Bring in The Noise, Bring in The Funk), 3 time
Tony Award winner Hinton Battle (Miss Saigon, Tap Dance Kid) Clifton Davis of “Aladdin”, “Matilda” “Lion
King” and “Raisin”. Larry Marshall appeared in the film “Jesus Christ Superstar”, as Cab Calloway in “Cotton Club”
with Richard Gere and with Sting in “Three Penny Opera”. Keith David appeared in and narrated more than 150 films
and TV presentations including THE BIBLE and is currently represented on the Hollywood screen by “Cloud Atlas costarring with Halle Berry and Tom Hanks.
“Live The Dream” Executive Producer Norm Lewis was seen as Javert in Cameron Macintosh’s 25th Anniversary TV
production of “Les Miserables”, in the TV series “Scandal” opposite Kerry Washington and now Broadway as the new
Phantom of the Opera.
“Black Stars” Conceiver and three time Grammy winner Chapman Roberts (the original HAIR, “Jesus Christ
Superstar”, “Hello Dolly”) who created acclaimed vocal arrangements for numerous Broadway hits including the
original jukebox musical “Bubbling Brown Sugar” will supervise and direct the entire production.
Highlights of the evening will include the Inaugural presentation of The Black Stars of The Great White Way Award
to two time Tony Award winner Geoffrey Holder (The Wiz), Choreographer Louis Johnson (Purlie and The Wiz
with Michael Jackson and Diana Ross) “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”, Producer Stephen Byrd, Motown founder/producer
Berry Gordy and The first Black Phantom Robert Guillaume by Phylicia Rashad, Chita Rivera and Cicely Tyson..
###Tickets: Carnegie Hall Box Office 57 and Seventh/carnegiehall.org/Carnegie Charge 212 247-7800.
Additional Celebrity participants TBA For immediate release Contact Chapman Roberts 212 868 1412
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