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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!

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Multi-Platinum recording artist and actress Vanessa Williams officially joined the cast of Broadway's After Midnight last night as "Special Guest Star." Williams will play performances through Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight began preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013, and opened to rave reviews on Sunday, November 3, 2013. BroadwayWorld was there for her first night in action and you can check out photos from her curtain call below!

Vanessa Williams is one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in entertainment today. Having sold millions of albums worldwide, she has conquered the music charts and achieved critical acclaim for her film, stage and television work. She most recently appeared on Broadway in the Tony nominated play The Trip to Bountiful where she portrayed Jessie Mae Watts, the icy daughter-in-law to Cicely Tyson's Mama Watts, roles both actresses will reprise for Lifetime's upcoming television adaptation of the Horton Foote classic. Other Broadway credits include: Into the Woods (Tony Nomination),Kiss of the Spider Woman (Theatre World Award), Sondheim on Sondheim, and St. Louis Woman for City Center's acclaimed Encores! Series.

After Midnight reintroduces the Cotton Club's exciting tradition of welcoming the stars of today in limited engagements throughout the musical's run.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
Cast with Dule Hill and Vanessa Williams

Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
Cast with Dule Hill and Vanessa Williams

Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
Dule Hill and Vanessa Williams

Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
Dule Hill and Vanessa Williams

Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
Vanessa Williams

Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
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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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