After Midnight

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Previews Began: October 18, 2013

Opening Night: November 3, 2013

Closing Night: June 29, 2014

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Music: Multiple Artists

Lyrics: Multiple Artists

Concept: Jack Viertel

After Midnight takes the sexy, smoky glamour of the original Jazz Age and catapults it into a whole new era of heart-pounding, mind-blowing entertainment for modern Broadway audiences. Refracted through a contemporary lens, After Midnight celebrates Duke Ellington’s years at the Harlem’s famed Cotton Club using his original arrangements and performed by a world-class big band of 17 musicians hand-picked by living jazz legend, Wynton Marsalis. The timeless tunes set against a narrative of Langston Hughes poetry provides an authentic backdrop for an array of cutting-edge performances by 25 sensational vocalists and dancers, including special guest stars, whose interpretations will shatter everything you think you know about music, nightlife and Broadway.

Daybreak Express
Happy As the Day Is Long
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
I’ve Got the World on a String
Women Be Wise
Braggin’ in Brass
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
Diga Diga Doo
East St.Louis Toodle-oo
Stormy Weather
The Skrontch
Hottentot Tot
Raisin’ the Rent
Get Yourself a New Broom
Zaz Zuh Zaz
Creole Love Call
Go Back Where You Stayed Last Night
The Mooche
Ain’t it De Truth?
On the Sunny Side of the Street
The Gal From Joe’s
Black and Tan Fantasy
Tap Mathematician
It Don’t Mean a Thing
Cotton Club Stomp
Freeze and Melt
Rockin’ in Rhythm


Fantasia Barrino
Dulé Hill
Adriane Lenox
Marija Abney
Phillip Attmore
Everett Bradley
Christopher Broughton
Julius “iGlide” Chisolm
Taeler Elyse Cyrus
C.K. Edwards
Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards
Carmen Ruby Floyd
Virgil “Lil O” Gadson
Jared Grimes
Bahiyah Hibah
Rosena M. Hill Jackson
Monroe Kent III
Erin N. Moore
Cedric Neal
Bryonha Marie Parham
Karine Plantadit
T. Oliver Reid
Desmond Richardson
Monique Smith
Daniel J. Watts

Swings: Danielle Herbert, David Jennings, Justin Prescott, Allysa Shorte

Toni Braxton
Bobby Daye
Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds
Danielle Herbert
Christopher Jackson
Patti LaBelle
K.D. Lang
Britton Smith
Vanessa Williams

Swing: Jay Staten

2011 Encores! Production