Chapman Roberts

 

NORM LEWIS~CHAPMAN ROBERTS ~DAVID HORACE GREER                                                                                                              PRESENT BLACK STARS OF THE GREAT WHITE WAY                                                                                                                                      MONDAY JUNE 23RD 2014 – CARNEGIE HALL

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF JAZZ AT CARNEGIE HALL, ON BROADWAY AND THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF “THE WIZ”

THE LARGEST CAST OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN OF THE BROADWAY STAGE EVER THIS HISTORIC, NOT TO BE MISSED BLACK TIE EVENT PROMISES TO RAISE THE ROOF OF CARNEGIE HALL LIKE NEVER BEFORE!

BLACK STARS OF THE GREAT WHITE WAY
CARNEGIE HALL

 

BLACK STARS OF THE GREAT WHITE WAY
MONDAY JUNE 23RD 2014 AT CARNEGIE HALL
THE LARGEST CAST OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN OF THE BROADWAY STAGE EVER! 

DREAMGIRLS Photo by Lisa Pacino

Andre’ Robin De Shields

Chita Rivera
Photo by Lisa Pacino

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Actors Samuel L Jackson, Geoffrey Holder, Melba Moore and more than 300 other African-American Broadway veterans turned out for the 2011 Black Stars of The Great White Way photo shoot in Times Square. There was a West Coast equivalent (above) of the Times Square historic event in California. With Chapman Roberts conducting the group (above), that Black Stars of The Great White Way gathering included recently-deceased actor James Avery, Linda Hopkins, Loretta Divine, Paula Kelly, Debbie Allen, Reginald Van Williams and members of the original casts of “A Chorus Line,” “Guys and Dolls,” “Your Arms Too Short,” “Hair,” “Lion King,” “Ain't Misbehavin” and “Dreamgirls.” Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/broadway-black-stars-carnegie-hall-bound-article-1.1605538#ixzz30yYHmG5h

Actors Samuel L Jackson, Geoffrey Holder, Melba Moore and more than 300 other African-American Broadway veterans turned out for the 2011 Black Stars of The Great White Way photo shoot in Times Square. There was a West Coast equivalent (above) of the Times Square historic event in California. With Chapman Roberts conducting the group (above), that Black Stars of The Great White Way gathering included recently-deceased actor James Avery, Linda Hopkins, Loretta Divine, Paula Kelly, Debbie Allen, Reginald Van Williams and members of the original casts of “A Chorus Line,” “Guys and Dolls,” “Your Arms Too Short,” “Hair,” “Lion King,” “Ain’t Misbehavin” and “Dreamgirls.”
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/broadway-black-stars-carnegie-hall-bound-article-1.1605538#ixzz30yYHmG5h

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Black Stars banner Eubie and Duke

The Black Stars of The Great White Way! The Black Stars of The Great White Way Frank Owens, Chapman Roberts, Andre De Shields, Larry Marshall, Keith David, Omar Edwards, Norm Lewis and Keith Robinson. “This is an unprecedented assemblage of Broadways Best as conceived and directed by Chapman Roberts


The Black Stars of The Great White Way
Frank Owens, Chapman Roberts, Andre De Shields, Larry Marshall, Keith David, Omar Edwards, Norm Lewis, and Keith Robinson.
“This is an unprecedented assemblage of Broadways Best as conceived and directed by Chapman Roberts.”

 

BLACK STARS NEWS ARTICLE AMSTERDAM NEWS 2-17-2013

LETTER 2-28-2013Chapman-Roberts-Norm-Lewis-and-Andre-DeShields-at-the-inaugural-Black-Stars-of-the-Great-White-Way-concert-event-held-at-the-Queensborough-Performing Arts Center-before a sold-out audience

Chapman Roberts, Norm Lewis and Andre DeShields at the inaugural-Black-Stars-of-the-Great-White-Way concert event held at the Queensborough-Performing Arts Center-before a sold-out audience.

 

Chapman Roberts
{ Outstanding Pioneer 2014 }
42nd Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Recognition Awards
for Excellence in Black Theater awards.

Chapman Roberts Stage Credits
Performances

[New York]
Reading, 2002
Chief Brown Bear
Chief Brown Bear
[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1969
Performer
[Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1968
Member of the Tribe [Replacement]
[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
El Gallo [The Narrator] [Replacement]

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Original Vocal Arrangements
[Broadway, 1992]
Vocal Music Arranger
Musical Supervisor
[West End, 1990]
Musical Director
Vocal Music Arranger
[Broadway, 1982]
Casting
Vocal Music Arranger
Musical Supervisor
Musical Director
[Off-Broadway, 1980]
Musical/Vocal Arrangements
[Broadway, 1979]
Vocal Music Arranger
[West End, 1977]
Vocal Music Arranger
[Broadway, 1976]
Vocal Music Arranger
[Broadway, 1968] [Replacement]
Assistant Stage Manager[Replacement]

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