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"After Midnight

R&B Diva Dishes On Broadway Blues, Reality TV, New Music & Aretha Franklin

Karu F. Daniels, Ebony.com | Posted 06.26.2014 | Black Voices

Veteran entertainment journalist Karu F. Daniels sat down with the outspoken Grammy Award winning music legend, currently wrapping up her latest Broad...

Shocking News For Broadway Musical

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.15.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — The Broadway musical celebrating Duke Ellington's years at the Cotton Club nightclub in Harlem is dancing into history: It will play...

'It's Always Been a Love Letter to Broadway...'

Candy Spelling | Posted 08.12.2014 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

Theater itself may not have started in the U.S., but forgive me London, like the Hollywood sign is to movies worldwide, or the neon strip of Vegas is to gambling, Broadway is the street in New York that has come to symbolize this aspect of the live theater experience worldwide

Tony Night: Awards and After-Parties

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.10.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

It's the culmination of every New York theater industry professional's year. It's the time to put on nice clothes, watch an award show and then go celebrate the theater community.

Pre-Tony's Broadway Tasting: Stars in the Alley

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Even before I got to Schubert Alley, a tad late of course, the sounds were rocking Broadway. Audiences were treated to a free sampling of numbers from...

The Tony Nominations, Three Weeks Later

Cara Joy David | Posted 07.20.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Often I am surprised with something right as the nominations come out, but, upon reflection, my surprise changes to understanding. This year that wasn't so. My opinions haven't changed since the announcements.

Major Music Legends Added To Broadway Show

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.30.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — The lineup of pop stars keeps coming for new Tony Award-nominated "After Midnight." Producers of the show that celebrates Duke Elli...

Broadway Sees Gains For Black Audiences, Actors

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Early one Sunday this month, 56 people boarded a bus in a suburb of Washington, D.C., to make the trip to Broadway to see a play. T...

Brennan Williams

Vanessa Williams Only Had A Week To Prepare For 'After Midnight'

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment

Following her performance in last year's Tony Award-winning Broadway production "The Trip To Bountiful," multi-platinum recording artist and actress V...

Fantasia Sets Her Sights On Broadway Return

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 03.26.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Sad you missed Fantasia Barrino on Broadway in "After Midnight"? Well, good news: She can't stay away. Producers of the show said T...

Vanessa Williams Heads Back To Broadway

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 02.20.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Vanessa Williams wants to stay up after midnight. The actress, singer and former Miss America watched the matinee performance of "A...

On the Town: k.d. lang Debuts in After Midnight on Broadway

Suzy Evans | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Suzy Evans

It was a suit and tie kind of night -- and not just for the soulful k.d. lang who made her Broadway debut as the new guest star in After Midnight. The evening was the type of party Carrie Bradshaw would attend -- if Carrie Bradshaw went to theater premieres.

Aisle View: 18 (Plays) in 16 (Days)

Steven Suskin | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

In busy spells -- which in the Broadway arena typically include the two weeks before Thanksgiving and the month before the various award deadlines in the spring -- it is not uncommon for critics and award nominators to find themselves at five or six a week. Eighteen in 16, though, is overdoing it.

After Midnight: Resurrecting Harlem in its Heyday

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Old Harlem is celebrated in Harlem, and on Broadway in After Midnight. Last weekend, a ribbon cutting at Minton's, Richard Parson's supper club, marks...

Fantasia Sets The Bar High In New Broadway Musical

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.08.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — There are few things that bring smiles to even the most jaded faces — balloons, blaring trumpets and tap dancers. A ne...

After Midnight, the Stars Come Out

Danny Groner | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Danny Groner

The new Broadway revue After Midnight squeezes so much song, dance, and fanfare into just 90 minutes that you'll need to catch your breath at the show's ending.

First Nighter: 'After Midnight' Is a Revue You Absolutely Mustn't Miss

David Finkle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Why go on about the spectacular After Midnight, other than to say that for pure entertainment it comes as near being worth every penny charged as anything does in this gold-plated ticket era of ours?

'Cotton Club Parade' Gets Remixed On Broadway

Karu F. Daniels, Playbill Magazine | Posted 10.07.2013 | Black Voices

Scott Sanders and Adriane Lenox talk with Playbill.com about After Midnight, which brings Harlem's famous Cotton Club jazz to Broadway....

Fantasia Prepares For Broadway Under Watchful Eye

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.04.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- The first rehearsal of Fantasia Barrino's upcoming Broadway show was, to be fair, a little rough. No sooner had the "American Idol" and G...

The Duke Ellington Musical Is Underway

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.04.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The first rehearsal of Fantasia Barrino's upcoming Broadway show was, to be fair, a little rough. No sooner had the "American Idol" ...

Guess Who's Heading To Broadway...

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Dule Hill will be tapping into his dancing roots when he joins Broadway's "After Midnight," a musical celebrating Duke Ellington's ye...

Duke Ellington... The Musical?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — "After Midnight," a musical revue celebrating Duke Ellington's years at the famous Cotton Club nightclub in Harlem in the late `20s a...