Norm Lewis, Ben Vereen & More to Take Part in BLACK STARS OF THE GREAT WHITE WAY Concert, 2/17
Broadway Choral director/arranger Chapman Roberts has created a blockbuster evening of Broadway showstoppers featuring and award winning all male cast that include Norm Lewis, Andre DeShields, Ben Vereen, Keith David, Larry Marshall, Keith Robinson, Ted Louis Levy, Omar Edwards, Frank Owens, and Longineu Parsons being held in the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (located at Queensborough Community College) 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside, New York.
The all-male cast will feature original cast members from such stellar Broadway hits as Eubie Blake's Eubie, Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Lady Fats Waller's Ain't Misbehavin, Leiber and Stoller's Grammy Winner Smokey Joe's Café, Dreamgirls and The Gershwins Porgy and Bess.
Many of the familiar tunes from these shows including I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good, It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing, Minnie the Moocher, Five Guys Named Moe, Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby and many more were arranged specifically for Broadway and the original cast albums by Mr. Roberts himself.
In addition to Black Stars of the Great White, there will be Special Performances by the York College Big Band and Robert Mann Dancers.
All seats are $35.00 and more info can by had by calling Queens Borough Community College 718-631-6311 or www.visitQPAC.org.
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