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Broadway Celebrates Legendary Cotton Club

From the early 1920s to 1940, Harlem’s Cotton Club was the showplace for African-American performers in New York. Lena Horne, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Bessie Smith and the Nicholas Brothers are just a few of the artists whose work is interpreted in a new revue on Broadway called After Midnight. New York University History Professor David Levering Lewis, author of When Harlem Was In Vogue, thinks the show does a pretty good job of recreating the legendary nightclub. "I...

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