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Photo Coverage: Inside AFTER MIDNIGHT's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis present After Midnight, directed and choreographed byWarren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight began previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) and celebrated opening night yesterday, November 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below!

Grammy Award winner Fantasia (The Color Purple) makes her highly anticipated return to the stage alongside Emmy Award nominee Dulé Hill ("The West Wing") in After Midnight, the Broadway production of Encores' critically acclaimed Cotton Club Parade. With 25 sensational singers and dancers and an exciting roster of Special Guest Star headliners, this heart-pounding new musical brings the sexy, smoky glamour of Harlem's Golden Age to a whole new generation

The evocative After Midnight takes the sexy, smoky glamour of the original Jazz Age and catapult it into a whole new era of heart-pounding, mind-blowing entertainment for modern Broadway audiences. Refracted through a contemporary lens, After Midnight will celebrate Duke Ellington's years at the Cotton Club using his original arrangements and performed by a world-class big band of 17 musicians hand-picked by living jazz legend, Wynton Marsalis. The timeless tunes set against a narrative ofLangston Hughes poetry will provide an authentic backdrop for an array of cutting-edge performances by 25 sensational vocalists and dancers, including special guest stars, whose interpretations will shatter everything you think you know about music, nightlife and Broadway.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride


Theatre Marquee at the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'After Midnight' at the Brooke Atkinson Theatre on November 3, 2013 in New York City.


Isabel Toledo and Ruben Toledo


Isabel Toledo


FrEddie Jackson


Darlene Love


Darlene Love


Darlene Love


Candy Spelling


Candy Spelling


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k.d. lang


Kyle Riabko


Kyle Riabko


Tonya Pinkins


Tonya Pinkins and son Miles Kelley


Jack Viertel


Barbara Walters


Barbara Walters


Patrick Page


Tyne Daly


Tyne Daly and Tom Kirdahy


Tim Federle


Tim Federle


Wynton Marsalis


Wynton Marsalis


Wynton Marsalis


Norm Lewis and guest


Norm Lewis


Clay Aiken


Clay Aiken


Clay Aiken


Jessie Mueller and Jake Epstein


Jessie Mueller


Jake Epstein


Mary Bridget Davies


Steven Van Zandt


Maureen Van Zandt and Steven Van Zandt


Brandon Dixon


Brandon Dixon


Adepero Oduye


Adepero Oduye


Kandi Burruss


Kandi Burruss


Hugh Jackman and daughter Ava Eliot Jackman


Deborra-Lee Furness and son Oscar Maximilian Jackman


Deborra-Lee Furness and son Oscar Maximilian Jackman


Hugh Jackman


Hugh Jackman


Hugh Jackman


Justin Guarini


Justin Guarini


Mary-Louise Parker and daughter Caroline Aberash Parker


Mary-Louise Parker


Mary-Louise Parker


Condola Rashad


Condola Rashad


Condola Rashad


James Roday


James Roday and Timothy Omundson


James Roday and Timothy Omundson


Timothy Omundson


James Roday


Rosie Perez


Rosie Perez

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


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