The acclaimed actress will be supported by a five-member band and cabaretgoers can expect to hear renditions of classics such as "My Own Morning", "Summertime", "If He Walked Into My Life" and "Stormy Weather" among many others. Uggams was most recently on Broadway in the Broadway revival of On Golden Pond with James Earl Jones. She has also appeared in Hallelujah, Baby! (Tony Award), Thoroughly Modern Millie, King Hedley II, Anything Goes, Jerry's Girls, Blues In The Night, and Her First Roman. Uggams is also well known for her work on the small screen including an Emmy Award-winning turn on "Fantasy" and appearances as Kizzy Reynolds in the miniseries "Roots".
Here's a look at the opening night of Uptown Downtown:
Leslie Uggams: Uptown Downtown at the Cafe Carlyle
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