ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Set for Stage72, 4/22
On Tuesday, April 22nd @ 7pm Stage72/The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street, hosts On Kentucky Avenue: The Club Harlem Revue - an homage to Atlantic City's now defunct historical "Club Harlem," a performance venue, which hosted all "the greats" such as Nancy Wilson, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and many others. On Kentucky Avenue stars Broadway and recording artist Ty Stephens (Sophisticated Ladies), Cheryl Freeman (The Who's Tommy), recording artist Andricka Hall and features the shows creator, Jeree Wade as 'Damita Jo' and Lee Summers (Original Dreamgirls) as comedian 'Slappy Black.'
The cast also includes: Robert H. Fowler (The Producers), Donna Clark, Brian Davis, Gregory J. Hanks, Hollie Wright, Mindy Haywood, Cassandra Palacio, Renee Ternier and Adam Bourque. The band is led by Musical Director/Pianist Frank Owens (Show Time at the Apollo); Wilbur Bascomb on Bass; Damon Duewhite on Drums and Richard Cummings Jr. on Synthesizer.
On Kentucky Avenue: The Club Harlem Revue was co-written and choreographed by Ty Stephens; co-written and directed by Adam Wade (The Color Purple) and features original music is by Ty Stephens, Frank Owens, Branice McKenzie, Wilbur Bascomb, Adam Wade and Jeree Wade. Guest Swing Dance choreography is by Mickey Davidson. Production manager and co-costumer with Stephen's, is Pearl Williams.