Next week, on June 23, Black Stars of the Great White Way, A Chapman Roberts Concept will present, "Live the Dream!" the Broadway reunion concert, celebrating 100 years of the contributions, influences and legacy of African American men on Broadway and Carnegie Hall. This star studded event will take place at Carnegie Hall, featuring some of the greatest black male talents of stage and screen. Chapman Roberts who conceived of this production is a 3 time Grammy Award winner and Broadway veteran himself, having appeared in the original Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar and Hello Dolly. He is also a well known vocal arranger. Mr. Roberts is joined by producers Norm Lewis and David Horace Greer in presenting this huge assemblage of talent.
Performers expected to appear include Ben Vereen, Norm Lewis, Andre De Shields, Hinton Battle and many more legendary artists, along with cast members from Aladdin, Motown, Kinky Boots, Rocky and other current shows on Broadway.
In addition to performances, ticket holders will be treated to viewing the inaugural presentation of the Black Stars of the Great White Way Award. This first time recognition will be given to two time Tony Award winner Geoffrey Holder, choreographer Louis Johnson, producer Stephen Byrd, Motown founder Berry Gordy, and the first black Phantom of the Opera, Robert Guillaume (who performed the role in Los Angeles) will receive the award from the current first black Phantom on Broadway, Norm Lewis.
A very special evening surely awaits.
For ticket information go to: http://www.carnegiehall.com