The production will be seen throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx through March.
Barry McNabb will direct a cast that features Michael Everett, Bryant Montalvo, Danea C. Osseni and Valerie Lynn Williams. Nicholas Sala is associate producer, Denis Zepeda is technical director, and Brendan J. O’Brien is production stage manager.
Sophisticated Ladies is a musical revue showcasing the songs of band leader and composer Ellington. Songs include “It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing,” “Take The A Train,” “Sentimental Mood” and many more.
A dancing and singing celebration of history and music, the award-winning Broadway musical, according to press notes, "examines Duke Ellington’s life and focuses on the Harlem Renaissance, a unique time of cultural growth in New York’s history."
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