|Gladys Knight, Patti Labelle, Natalie Cole "After Midnight" |
Photograph by Domingo Canate for Spot Is Hot
Combined, the trio of legends have received 22 platinum and gold records, 18 Grammy Awards and sold almost 300 million albums worldwide. LaBelle has previously starred on Broadway in Fela! and Patti La Belle on Broadway. Knight appeared on the Great White Way in Smokey Joe’s Café. After Midnight marks Cole's Broadway debut.
Conceived by Jack Viertel, After Midnight is an evocative new musical that tackles the sexy, smoky glamour of the Jazz Age, set in the heyday of Duke Ellington’s years at Harlem’s Cotton Club. The show currently stars Vanessa Williams, Dulé Hill and Adriane Lenox.
In October 2013, I had the opportunity to get a sneak peek, meet and greet Fantasia at the Brook Atkins Theatre. We discussed how she manages stress during her run on Broadway with AFTER MIDNIGHT. Check out the highlights from my exclusive video interview: