Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below

Broadway legend Leslie Uggams returns to 54 Below for two performances only! Best known for her Tony Award-winning role in Hallelujah, Baby!, as well as the groundbreaking miniseries, Roots, Ms. Uggams' storied career has spanned television (her own CBS variety show), film (Skyjacked) and Broadway (Her First Roman, Blues in the Night, Jerry's Girls, Anything Goes, King Headley II, Thoroughly Modern Millie, On Golden Pond). This June, look for Leslie delighting audiences on West 54th Street. Get your tickets now - they'll go fast! $40-50 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Visit www.leslieuggams.com for more information.

Uggams gave a special press preview of her upcoming show this week that the New York Times called "A bright, spunky new show! Leslie Uggams embodies old-time Broadway professionalism marinated in jazz and blues. Trouper that she is, Ms. Uggams gave everything." BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the festivities below. Scroll down to see the images!

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
Leslie Uggams

Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
Leslie Uggams

Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
Leslie Uggams

Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
Leslie Uggams

Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
Leslie Uggams

Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
Leslie Uggams

Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
Leslie Uggams

Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
Leslie Uggams

Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
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Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
Leslie Uggams

Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
Leslie Uggams

Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
Leslie Uggams

Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
Leslie Uggams

Photo Coverage: Leslie Uggams Previews CLASSIC UGGAMS at 54 Below
Leslie Uggams

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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.