Chapman Roberts

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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

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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.

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LINKS

http://www.carnegiehall.org/honor/artists/artistdetail.aspx?art=croberts

http://www.broadwayworld.com/people/Chapman-Roberts/#.U2la_oFdU3l

http://ibdb.com/person.php?id=73532

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/broadway-black-stars-carnegie-hall-bound-article-1.1605538

http://youtu.be/L-jUeMAO9VI

http://youtu.be/dv35oXcVaFk

http://www.playbillvault.com/Person/Detail/1181/Chapman-Roberts

http://www.nytimes.com/movies/person/60594/Chapman-Roberts/filmography

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvation_(musical)

http://www.ultimateunderground.com/op-ed/the-black-stars-of-the-great-white-way

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/great-white-historic-photo-shoot-planned-african-americans-broadway-article-1.962244

http://blackstarsgreatwhiteway.com/

http://www.carnegiehall.org/honor/artists/artistdetail.aspx?art=croberts

http://www.playbill.com/news/article/175060-Black-Stars-of-the-Great-White-Way-Concert-With-Ben-Vereen-Norm-Lewis-Andr-De-Shields-and-More-Held-Feb-17

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