October 25, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) - Grammy Award-winning singer k.d. lang has sung everything from country songs to folk and torch songs. Now she's about to unleash her jazz side - on Broadway.
The Canadian singer-songwriter will take over from Fantasia Barrino as the second star vocalist in "After Midnight," a musical celebrating Duke Ellington's years at the famous Cotton Club nightclub in Harlem. Lang starts performances Feb. 11 and will end her run March 9.
Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Wynton Marsalis, the show appeared off-Broadway last year under the name "Cotton Club Parade." Songs include "Stormy Weather," ''I Can't Give You Anything But Love" and "I've Got the World on a String."
The show stars Dule Hill who will play the host of the show.
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