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Broadway Review: 'Shuffle Along'

“Shuffle Along” is to die for. Subtitled “The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed,” the dance-drunk show (choreographed by Savion Glover) recounts the perilous journey to Broadway of the first musical written, produced and performed by African Americans. 876 more words

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Eubie Blake Smiles As Audra McDonald Leads A Constellation Of Stars In 'Shuffle Along' - Broadway Review

UPDATE Friday morning: Eubie Blake was 95 years old when Eubie! opened on Broadway in 1978. Julianne Boyd, who conceived and directed the show, writes: 1,255 more words

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Curtain Up! Happy Opening to Shuffle Along!

Tonight, April 28th stars of the stage and screen will gather at the Music Box Theater to celebrate the opening of “Shuffle Along” and its stars -Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, Brandon Victor Dixon, Joshua Henry and more with direction coming from George C. 142 more words

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Review: Shuffle Along

This might surprise you, but I’ve never really been a tap dance person. (And this coming from a swing dancer!) It wasn’t necessarily in vogue when I fell in love with Broadway (the dominant shows at that time were, of course, … 1,171 more words

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Savion Glover, Jack DeJohnette combine forces for night of artistic rapport


They approach jazz from different directions, but Jack DeJohnette and Savion Glover believe they ultimately end up in the same spot. “We are just two … 11 more words

Shuffle Along

This Tap musical features a Black cast of incredibly talented Broadway legends and new people as well.  Feature Billy Porter who was previously Lola in “Kinky Boots,” Audra McDonald who need no further explanation she is a Broadway legend, and Brian Stokes Mitchell who is making a return to Broadway.   57 more words

What the Eye Hears: A History of Tap Dancing - Brian Seibert

I have become addicted to watching tap dancing clips on youtube. It’s owing to Brian Seibert’s fascinating book, What the Eye Hears: A History of Tap… 1,417 more words

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