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The Dress Circle: Honoring Black History Month

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We’re celebrating Black History Month on this week’s program by showcasing the careers of some of the wonderful black performers who left indelible marks on the Broadway stage.   They include Ethel Waters, Todd Duncan, Juanita Hall, Harry Belafonte, Eartha Kitt, Norm Lewis, Cleavon Little, and Lena Horne.  We’ll also hear from Billy Porter, Audra McDonald, Ben Vereen, Pearl Bailey, Lillias White, and Andre De Shields. Some of the shows to which we’ve turned include “Play On!”, “South Pacific,” “Purlie,” “Jamaica,” “Lost in the Stars, and “As Thousands Cheer” from which we’ll hear Ethel Waters’ incredibly moving “Supper Time.”

Join us to find out who were first to win Tony Awards and enjoy some delightful performances.