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Terry Burrell

  TERRY BURRELL by Dale Ricardo Shields   TERRY BURRELL is a Broadway leading actress of West Indian-American descent and accomplished Broadway musical leading lady! LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL “Change your consciousness and you change your experience in life.” Her vast Broadway credits include starring roles in more major productions on the Great White …

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The Whitman Sisters “Royalty of Negro Vaudeville”

The Whitman Sisters     “The Whitman Sisters were the highest paid act on the Negro Vaudeville Circuit, Theater Owner Booking Association (Toby), and one of the longest surviving touring companies (1899-1942). The group was considered the greatest incubator of dancing talent for Negro shows on or off Toby, and significantly contributed to American theater …

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