BLACK BROADWAY Concert Will Stream Free on PBS this February

BLACK BROADWAY Concert Will Stream Free on PBS this February

Featuring songs from The Color Purple, The Wiz, Porgy & Bess, Ain't Misbehavin' and more, the all-star BLACK BROADWAY concert will stream for free through PBS next month.

Black Broadway celebrates iconic Broadway performances made famous by Black artists and features the best of the current generation of Black Broadway stars including television star Corbin Bleu, Broadway favorite Stephanie Mills, Concert soloist Nikki Renée Daniels, Broadway and TV star Tiffany Mann, and many more.


Filmed on October 5, 2022, at Howard University's Cramton Auditorium, BLACK BROADWAY: A PROUD HISTORY, A LIMITLESS FUTURE will premiere on Tuesday, February 28, 8PM ET on PBS and will also be available to stream free online on that date.

The cast is joined by multiple guest conductors, a choir of students from Howard University and Morgan State University, and accompanied by The American Pops Orchestra.

The setlist for the filmed concert includes Nova Payton singing "I'm Here" from The Color Purple, Stephanie Mills -Dorothy in the original Broadway run of The Wiz - singing "Home," Emmy, Tony and SAG Award nominee Norm Lewis singing "I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'" from Porgy and Bess and "Waiting For Life" from Once On This Island), and more.

Actress, singer and drag artist Peppermint gives her rendition of the title song from Ain't Misbehavin,' and Nova Payton returns to close the concert with the showstopping "And I Am Telling You" from Dreamgirls.



Additional interview appearances are made by TV star and Tony Award-winning actor Brian Stokes Mitchell and Broadway veterans E. Clayton Cornelious, Allyson Tucker and Ephraim Sykes.

Guest conductors featured in BLACK BROADWAY are Dr. Eric Conway (Morgan State University), Brittany Chanell Johnson (Howard University), Sean Mayes (Broadway's Hadestown and Michael Jackson: the Musical) and Dr. Eric Poole (Howard University).

BLACK BROADWAY: A PROUD HISTORY, A LIMITLESS FUTURE will be available to stream on all station-branded PBS platforms, including and the PBS App, available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV, Chromecast and VIZIO.