PHOTO CALL: Harlem Song: Rehearsal in the Apollo With George

News   PHOTO CALL: Harlem Song: Rehearsal in the Apollo With George
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George C. Wolfe (center, white shirt) relaxes with the cast of his Harlem Song at a pre-opening rehearsal. The new song-and-dance revue features B.J. Crosby and Queen Ester.

Currently previewing at the Apollo Theatre, Harlem Song tells the history of New York City's famous uptown African American neighborhood in some pastiche, some straight numbers by Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk's Daryl Waters and Zane Mark. Songs in the score include "Drop Me Off in Harlem," "For Sale," "Doin' the Niggerati Rag," "Hungry Blues," "Here You Come With Love," "King Joe," "Fable of Rage in the Key of Jive," "Dream Deferred" and "Tree of Life."

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— By Christine Ehren