By Michael Gioia
06 Feb 2013
Joining Vereen and Lewis at the 3 PM event will be Tony nominees Keith David (Jelly's Last Jam, Hot Feet), André De Shields (The Full Monty, Play On!) and Larry Marshall (The Color Purple) as well as Tony-nominated choreographer Ted L. Levy (Jelly's Last Jam).
There will be a salute from Bubbling Brown Sugar trumpeter Longineu Parsons to Louis Armstrong and a special guest performance by Broadway's Bring In The Noise, Bring In The Funk tapper Omar A. Edwards.
Broadway choral director-arranger Chapman Roberts (Bubbling Brown Sugar, Eubie!, Blues in the Night, Five Guys Named Moe), who will co-host the event alongside Susan Agin, created Black Stars of the Great Whit Way, which will feature Broadway showstoppers that salute a parade of great entertainers in history, including Louis Jordan, Eubie Blake, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, Sammy Davis Jr. and Nat King Cole.
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