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Broadway Perspectives: A Concert Celebrating Diversity is created exclusively for the Center by New York casting director/producer Stephen DeAngelis featuring Doug Eskew (Five Guys Names MoeThe Color PurpleAin’t Misbehavin’Truly Blessed), Lana Gordon (ChicagoJesus Christ SuperstarThe Lion King), Jelani Remy (Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the TemptationsSmokey Joe’s CaféThe Lion King); and Syndee Winters (HamiltonThe Lion KingPippinMotown the Musical). The evening will also include a special appearance by Arizona’s own Alexandra Ncube (The Book of Mormon). Musical director will be Darnell White (Revelation The Musical and the film adaptation of Gospel at Colonus). White has collaborated with a number of noted artists including Melba Moore, Brian McKnight, Angela Birchett, Carlton Jumel Smith, and many more.

These four Broadway artists of color will display their versatility and share personal stories that enrich their narrative and provide new and exciting perspectives.

The evening will showcase musical selections from HamiltonAin’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the TemptationsThe Lion KingRagtimeThe WizThe Color PurpleChicagoThe Book of MormonAidaAin’t Misbehavin’Smokey Joe’s CaféFive Guys Named Moe; and more.

Join us for an evening celebrating these performers’ identities through their art, where they’ll recreate their most memorable musical performances and honoring the icons that came before them.


Virginia G. Piper Theater
7380 E 2nd St
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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