Jared Grimes News

Vanessa Williams to Join AFTER MIDNIGHT as Guest Star, April 1-May 11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

It was announced today during a live appearance from the stage of the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, that Multi-Platinum recording artist and actress Vanessa Williams is set to join the roster of 'Special Guest Star' vocalists in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical, After Midnight. Williams will play performances from Tuesday, April 1, 2014 through Sunday, May 11, 2014 at theBrooks 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. (more...)

Fantasia Plays Final Performance in Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 09, 2014

Original cast member and Grammy Award winner Fantasia plays her final performance as the 'Special Guest Star' in Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT today, Feb. 9, at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. She will be succeeded by singer k.d. lang on Feb. 11, who will remain with the production through March 9 (more...)

AFTER MIDNIGHT's Jared Grimes to Host BROADWAY UNDERGROUND: THE REMIX at B.B. King's, 1/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Broadway Underground: THE REMIX, hosted by Jared Grimes of Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT, is set for B.B. King's on January 6, 2014. This open mic style event will allow all artists to freely perform in front of the world. (more...)

New York City High School Singers to Join Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Rehearsals are now underway as high school singers from five New York City public schools and a community youth choir join together with young instrumentalists from the recently launched Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra (JLCYO) to prepare for an exciting March 2014 concert at Carnegie Hall. The performance is the culmination of a year-long creative learning project spotlighting Duke Ellington's legendary sacred music. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Fantasia, Dule Hill & AFTER MIDNIGHT Cast Celebrate Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Nov 04, 2013

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 inside the after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: AFTER MIDNIGHT Cast Takes First Official Broadway Bow!
by Walter McBride - Nov 04, 2013

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 curtain call below! (more...)

Review: AFTER MIDNIGHT Shimmers with Harlem Elegance
by Michael Dale - Nov 03, 2013

The new song and dance review features an all-star jazz orchestra and a dazzling company saluting the music and styles of Duke Ellington and The Harlem Renaissance. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Fantasia, Dule Hill & More in AFTER MIDNIGHT on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis present AFTER MIDNIGHT, directed and choreographed by Warren 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) with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Fantasia, Dule Hill, Adriane Lenox & Cast of AFTER MIDNIGHT on Stage!
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis present AFTER MIDNIGHT, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight will begin previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. The cast just met the press and you can check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sneak Peak at Fantasia in AFTER MIDNIGHT!
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalispresent AFTER MIDNIGHT, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight will begin previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. The cast just met the press and you can check out photos of Fantasia in action below! (more...)

AFTER MIDNIGHT's 'Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars' Musician Roster Announed
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis have announced the roster of musicians who will form the Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars and play nightly on Broadway in the new musical After Midnight. Hand-picked by Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center's nine-time Grammy and Pulitzer Prize Award-winning Artistic Director, the band includes 17 of the finest soloists and ensemble players in the music world today. Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight begins preview performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) on Friday, October 18, 2013 with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Day of Rehearsal at AFTER MIDNIGHT - Dule Hill, Warren Carlyle, Isabel Toledo and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Last Thursday, September 19, was the first day of rehearsal for Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT. Day 1 included a costume presentation by the acclaimed fashion designer Isabel Toledo. Scroll down for photos of the cast and creative team! (more...)

Toni Braxton and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds to Join Company of AFTER MIDNIGHT in March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Multi-Platinum superstars Toni Braxton and Kenny 'Babyface' Edwards are the latest Grammy Award-winning artists set to join the roster of 'Special Guest Star' vocalists in the new Broadway musical After Midnight. With an impressive 16 Grammy Awards between them, Braxton and Edwards will join the company following k.d. lang, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 through Sunday, March 30, 2014. As previously announced, After Midnight will reintroduce the Cotton Club's exciting tradition of welcoming the stars of today in limited engagements throughout the musical's run. After Midnight will begin preview performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) on Friday, October 18, 2013 with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. Tickets for Braxton and Edmonds' engagement will go on sale Monday, November 4, 2013. (more...)

Singer K.D. Lang to Make Broadway Debut in AFTER MIDNIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

The new Broadway Musical, After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, will begin previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. According to the New York Times, singer K.D. Lang will make her Broadway debut in the show. (more...)

Adriane Lenox, Julius 'Iglide' Chisolm, Karine Plantadit & More Join AFTER MIDNIGHT on Broadway; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis have announced the wildly eclectic opening night cast for the new Broadway Musical, After Midnight. The company includes a wide array of 25 cutting-edge performers from varied backgrounds who will come together to create an explosive, modern interpretation of Duke Ellington's years at the Cotton Club. Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight will begin previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 46th St) with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces 2013-14 Season Updates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2013

Please note the following updates to Carnegie Hall's 2013-2014 schedule, reflecting major updates made since the hall announced the concert season last January. (more...)

Hosokawa's MATSUKAZE, Old Vic & Handspring Puppet Company's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Verdi's MESSA DE REQUIEM and More Set for Spoleto Festival USA 2013, 5/24-6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 08, 2013

Festival General Director Nigel Redden today announced the 2013 artistic lineup for Spoleto Festival USA, which showcases nationally and internationally acclaimed artists in a celebration of opera, theater, dance, physical theater, music, and visual arts. The 37th annual Festival, to be held in historic Charleston, South Carolina, from May 24 through June 9, will feature one of Spoleto's largest lineups in recent history, with expanded dance and theater offerings and two original opera productions, as well as a wide range of classical and contemporary music. (more...)

Hosokawa's MATSUKAZE, Old Vic & Handspring Puppet Company's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Verdi's MESSA DE REQUIEM and More Set for Spoleto Festival USA 2013, Now thru 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2013

Festival General Director Nigel Redden presents the 2013 artistic lineup for Spoleto Festival USA, which showcases nationally and internationally acclaimed artists in a celebration of opera, theater, dance, physical theater, music, and visual arts. The 37th annual Festival, to be held in historic Charleston, South Carolina, from today, May 24 through June 9, will feature one of Spoleto's largest lineups in recent history, with expanded dance and theater offerings and two original opera productions, as well as a wide range of classical and contemporary music. (more...)

Hosokawa's MATSUKAZE, Old Vic & Handspring Puppet Company's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Verdi's MESSA DE REQUIEM and More Set for Spoleto Festival USA 2013, 5/24-6/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2012

Festival General Director Nigel Redden today announced the 2013 artistic lineup for Spoleto Festival USA, which showcases nationally and internationally acclaimed artists in a celebration of opera, theater, dance, physical theater, music, and visual arts. The 37th annual Festival, to be held in historic Charleston, South Carolina, from May 24 through June 9, will feature one of Spoleto's largest lineups in recent history, with expanded dance and theater offerings and two original opera productions, as well as a wide range of classical and contemporary music. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Nov 18, 2012

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, November 18, 2012 - Sunday, November 18, 2012. (more...)

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