"Broadway Legacy" Celebrates Carly Hughes and Grasan Kingsberry | Playbill

News "Broadway Legacy" Celebrates Carly Hughes and Grasan Kingsberry Christian Dante White teamed with celebrity photographer Brent Dundore to launch "Broadway Legacy," a photographic and editorial exhibition that celebrates African American achievement in the Broadway industry. This series will focus on each individual's different accomplishments and inspirations.

"Broadway Legacy" Celebrates Carly Hughes and Grasan Kingsberry

Carly Hughes has eight Broadway shows to her name, Carly Hughes has quickly established herself as a recognizable talent, both onstage and off. Carly has most recently starred on Broadway as Velma Kelly in Chicago, The Leading Player in Pippin, and in Beautiful as Lucille/Shirley of the Shirelles (performing her song “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” on the 2014 Tony Awards, "The Today Show" and "The View").

Other Broadway credits include: The Book of Mormon, Ghost, Ragtime, Putnam County Spelling Bee and The Grinch. For the past 14 years she has starred in various shows at regional theaters across the country. You can also hear her singing in almost every song in the upcoming Ahrens & Flaherty movie musical, "Lucky Stiff." Twitter: @CarlyHughes101

Carly is a recipient of the prestigious Princess Grace Award for Acting. Her Legacy Inspirations : Nancy Wilson, Lena Horne, and Dorothy Dandridge

A Julliard-trained performer, Grasan Kingsberry's Broadway credits ­­­­include Motown the Musical, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Leap of Faith, Catch Me If You Can, Finian’s Rainbow, The Color Purple, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Aida.

Grasan has performed with the national tours of The Color Purple and Dreamgirls. His TV credits include "Smash" and "All My Children."

His Legacy Inspirations: Jeffrey Wright, Desmond Richardson and Brian Stokes Mitchell.



See more at www.BroadwayLegacy.com

Art Director & Created by Christian Dante White
Photography by Brent Dundore with Brentdundore.com
Style Consultant John Eric Parker
Web Design by Elijah Ahmad Lewis with LaCrafts Creations
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