Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party

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Hot Feet, the new dance musical set to the music of Earth, Wind & Fire, opened on April 30th at the Hilton Theatre, and the show's cast and creators celebrated at the Hilton Hotel Grand Ballroom.

"Hot Feet is a heart-stopping, new dance musical created by the Tony-nominated Maurice Hines and Earth, Wind & Fire's very own, seven–time Grammy Award winner, Maurice White," according to press notes.

"Hot Feet is told through a beautiful young, talented dancer, Kalimba whose ambition drives her to dance. The temptations of success take over and the price of ambition revealed. In a world were ambition and fate sometimes never meet, Hot Feet is a story of love, desire, and fate."
The book was written by hip hop novelist and MTV Books scribe Heru Ptah.

The cast features: Vivian Nixon as Kalimba, Keith David (Tony-nominee for Jelly's Last Jam, films includinh Crash, Barbershop) Ann Duquesnay (Tony-winner for Bring In Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk), Allen Hidalgo (Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman), Wynonna Smith (Broadway: Sophisticated Ladies, film: Houseguest, What's Love Got To Do With It?) , Michael Balderrama (Movin' Out, Urban Cowboy, Saturday Night Fever) and Samantha Pollino.

Tickets are available at Telecharge (212) 239- 6180. Visit www.HotFeetTheMusical.com for more information.

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
James Lipton (Bravo's "Inside the Actor's Studio")

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Geoffrey Holder (Director, Choreographer)

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J. August Richards (NBC's "Convictions")

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
Sara Livingston (Alternate/Standby Emma)

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
Paige Davis (Chicago)

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Singer/songwriters Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
Mickey Stevenson (former Motown Record Executive & Producer)

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Phillip Bloch (Stylist)

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
S. Epatha Merkerson (NBC's "Law and Order: Criminal Intent")

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LaChanze (The Color Purple)

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
Bryan Batt (My Deah)

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Dana Marie Ingraham (Swing)

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
Jill Marie Lawrence (NBC's "Law and Order: SVU")

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Maurice Hines (Creator, Director and Choreographer), Wynonna Smith (Naomi) and Maurice White (Music and Lyrics)

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Jon-Paul (Ensemble), Monique Smith (Ensemble), Heru Ptah (Book) and Iquail S. Johnson (Ensemble)

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
Vivian Nixon (Kalimba), Michael Balderrama (Anthony), Paul Durand (Producer) and Heru Ptah

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
Vivian Nixon and Michael Balderrama

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
Allen Hidalgo (Louie) and Michael K. Williams (HBO's "The Wire")

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Vivian Nixon with her father Norman Nixon and her mother Debbie Allen

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
Dionne Figgins (Ensemble, Understudy Kalimba)

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Debbie Allen, Vivian Nixon and Phylicia Rashad

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
Debbie Allen, Vivian Nixon, and Vivian's Grandfather Elmer Nixon

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
Vivian Nixon, Rudy Durand and Samantha Pollino (Emma)

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Keith David (Victor) with his daughter

Photo Coverage: Hot Feet Opening Night Party
Daryl Spiers (Ensemble, Understudy Anthony)

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Sumie Maeda (Ensemble)


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