PHOTO CALL: Friends of George

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Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Call them the friends of George - that's director and Public Theatre artistic director George C. Wolfe, of course. Some of his downtown friends popped uptown for the opening of his new musical revue Harlem Song at the Apollo Theatre Aug. 4, including Topdog/Underdog's Mos Def and playwright Tony Kushner.

Harlem Song, Wolfe's history of New York City's world-famous African-American neighborhood, celebrated their opening night Aug. 4 The new musical revue, features music by Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk's Daryl Waters and Zane Mark done in the jazz, R&B and hip hop styles that made Harlem famous. Tony nominee BJ Crosby (Smokey Joe's Cafe) and solo performer Queen Esther lead the cast.

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— By Christine Ehren