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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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Chloe Arnold - Woman Tapper for the New Generation

So, a weird thing happened.  I was on a flight back from Atlanta and I looked diagonal from where I was sitting and there was a woman sitting there.   292 more words

Dance

Happy Feet

This morning, after very little sleep, I woke up with the closing scene from the movie “Happy Feet” in my head.  I’ll never be able to dance like Savion Glover.  63 more words

My 2am

Filter through the filters
See the beauty raw and exposed
In its vulnerability
Flickering flames
Incense burning in my bathroom sink
Can’t blink, let alone sleep… 170 more words

A Woman And A Wordsmith (Poetry)

Days of Art - #44: Tap

1. Savion Glover: Rhythm

(Did you make it all the way through?)

2. Gregory Hines: Flair

(Crappy picture quality – just listen to the riddim.) 58 more words

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Audra McDonald to Star in Broadway Musical Produced by Scott Rudin

Audra McDonald, the Broadway favorite who last year notched a history-making sixth Tony win, will star next spring in “Shuffle Along, or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed,” a musical that reunites director George C. 193 more words

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