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Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout

On Thursday, Dec 31, 2015, hundreds gathered for an uptown New Year's event for the ages -- An "Off the Kuff" New Year's Eve blowout. The star-studded soirée was hosted by nationally recognized motivational speaker and engagement expert Shaun Derik and TV/film actor and Broadway performer Ephraim Sykes (Vinyl, Leave It On the Floor, Hamilton). BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below!

Held at the new Karl Franz Caribbean-influenced restaurant, Solomon & Kuff's, Shaun Derik and Ephraim Sykes' Off the Kuff event was the venue's very first New Year's Eve party. The 5,000 square foot space was all but consumed by its more than 300 cheering guests (a collection of renowned artists, art-lovers, tastemakers, and educators) as vocal phenom, Tamika Lawrence (Vinyl, If/Then, Rent) ripped the stage with her rendition of the Beatles classic, "Come Together."

The evening featured knock-out performances from Broadway's most celebrated artists including Daniel J. Watts & The Innerview (Vinyl, Hamilton, Whorl Inside A Loop), Marcus Paul James (Motown, Rent), Crystal Joy (Motown), Alysha Deslorieux (Hamilton, Beautiful), Anthony Ramos (Hamilton), Derrick Baskin (Difficult People, Memphis), Daveed Diggs (Hamilton) Crystal Thomas, Jasmine Cephas Jones (Hamilton), and an unparalleled midnight wrap-up performance with soiree headliner, Morgan James (Motown, Godspell).

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Shaun Derik

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Morgan James

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Ephraim Sykes

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Tamika Lawrence

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Crystal Thomas

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Anthony Ramos

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Marcus Paul James

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Alysha Desloieux

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Daniel J Watts

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Jasmine Cephas Jones

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Crystal Joy

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Daveed Diggs

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
The crowd

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Derrick Baskin

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Attendees

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Grasan Kingsberry, Crystal Joy, Antoine L. Smith, Akron Watson and Patrice Covington

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
The crowd, including Jonathan Groff

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Ephraim Sykes

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Gilbert Bailey

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Preston Duggers

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
The crowd, including Leslie Odom Jr.

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Lucianna Padmore

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Mike McConnell and Taren Guy

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Burton Williams

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Rosie Lani Fiedelman, Alysha Deslorieux and Morgan Marcell

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Shaun Derik and Morgan James

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
Sharron Lynn

Photo Flash: Stars of HAMILTON and More Perform at 'Off the Kuff' New Year's Eve Blowout
The crowd




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