PLAYBILL VIDEO WEEK IN REVIEW: Chita Rivera, Last Five Years, After Midnight and Disney's "Frozen"
19 Oct 2013
After Midnight Gives a Sneak Preview of the Classic Jazz Review
Featuring the music of jazz composers including Duke Ellington, Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields and Harold Arlen set against a narrative of Langston Hughes poetry, Broadway's After Midnight began as the critically acclaimed Encores! production Cotton Club Parade. Guest artists Fantasia (Oct. 18 - Feb. 9) and k.d. lang (Feb. 11 – Mar. 9) perform alongside an orchestra of 17 world-class musicians, an ensemble of 25 vocalists and dancers. Here, Fantasia and cast gave a sneak peek at four numbers from the review-style show. Performances begin Oct. 18 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Warren Carlyle directs and choreographs. Read the Playbill story.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!