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Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!

Let's Do Broadway! The Broadway League's multicultural influencer night was created with the mission of inspiring and engaging with thought leaders within the African American community on how Broadway can increase access and opportunities for diverse audiences.

See photos from the event below!

Hosted by Jelani Alladin (Hercules, Frozen). Let's Do Broadway celebrates African American contributions to Broadway. Last night's event included a panel moderated by author and host Harriette Cole and featured Derrick Baskin (Ain't' Too Proud), Denée Benton (Hamilton), Lynn Nottage (the upcoming MJ The Musical) Phylicia Rashad (the upcoming Blue), and Paul Tazewell (Ain't Too Proud, Hamilton).

The evening also included a preview of the 2019/2020 season and samples from local restaurants, including: B Squared, Fieldtrip, HH Bespoke Spirits, Le Gourmand NYC, LeeLee's Bakery, Melba's, Settepani, and Ruby's Vintage.

Event Sponsors were Ain't Too Proud, Aladdin, Frozen, The Lion King, MJ The Musical, Roundabout Theatre Company, and Tina - The Tina Turner Musical.

The night concluded with a performance from John Krause and Khaila Wilcoxon from Hadestown.

Photo Credit: Jeremy Daniel

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Aaliytha Stevens, Charlotte St. Martin, Stephen C. Byrd, Colleen Jennings-Roggensack and Harriette Cole

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Ain't Too Proud

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
B Squared Harlem

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
CBS's Maurice Dubois and wife Andrea

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Charlotte St. Martin, Harriette Cole, Phylicia Rashad and Voza Rivers

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Derrick Baskin, Harriette Cole, Denée Bneton, Paul Tazewell and Lynn Nottage

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Disney on Broadway

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Field Trip Restaurant

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
HH Bespoke Spirits

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Jelani Alladin

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Khaila Wilcoxon and John Krause

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Le Gourmand NYC

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Lee Lee's Rugelach

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Let's Do Broadway Guests

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Lynn Nottage

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Melba's Restaurant Harlem

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Paul Tazewell, Lynn Nottage

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Paul Tazewell

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Phylicia Rashad and Derrick Baskin

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Roundabout Theatre Company

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Ruby's Vintage Harlem

Photos: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
Tina- The Tina Turner Musical


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