Cy Coleman: Bringing Jazz to Broadway will include the previously announced Chuck Cooper (The Life), Michele Lee (Seesaw) and Tamara Tunie ("Law & Order"), with Rodgers and Naughton (Chicago, City of Angels) as new additions. Naughton will only appear during the May 16 concert at 7:30 PM.
Composer Coleman's musicals include Sweet Charity, Seesaw, The Life, Barnum, City of Angels and more. Read about Coleman's career in the Playbill Vault.
Michael Feinstein hosts the series, which will also explore the music of Ethel Waters, as well as the connection between standards and jazz classics, and the common roots of composers from Duke Ellington to Cole Porter in upcoming concerts. Click here to read Playbill.com's previous coverage of the series.
For tickets visit JALC.org or phone (212) 721-6500. The Allen Room is located within Frederick P. Rose Hall at Broadway at 60th Street.