Hot Feet Cast Performs on the 'Today Show,' June 16
Broadway's dance musical Hot Feet, currently playing at the Hilton Theatre will share the "Today Show" concert stage with the Philip Bailey, Verdeen White and Ralph Johnson, and the rest of Earth, Wind and Fire this Friday, June 16, 2006 (8-9am) on NBC. The cast of Hot Feet will perform "September."
Hot Feet opened on April 30th at the Hilton Theatre. The show is "a new dance musical created by the Tony-nominated Maurice Hines and Earth, Wind & Fire's very own, seven–time Grammy Award winner, Maurice White," according to press notes. Hot Feet features
such EW&F hit as "After The Love Is Gone," "Boogie Wonderland,"
"Shining Star," and "September," in addition to six all-new original
songs written by White for this production. The book was written by hip
hop novelist and MTV Books scribe Heru Ptah.
"Hot Feet is a story about believing in ones dreams and ambitions. Hot Feet
is told through a beautiful, young, talented dancer, Kalimba whose
ambition drives her to dance. The temptations of success take over and
the price of ambition revealed. In a world were ambition and fate
sometimes never meet, Hot Feet is a story of love, desire, and fate."
The cast features: Vivian Nixon as Kalimba, Keith David (Tony-nominee for Jelly's Last Jam, films including Crash, Barbershop) Ann Duquesnay (Tony-winner for Bring In Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk), Allen Hidalgo (Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman), Wynonna Smith (Broadway: Sophisticated Ladies, film: Houseguest, What's Love Got To Do With It?) , Michael Balderrama (Movin' Out, Urban Cowboy, Saturday Night Fever)
and Samantha Pollino. The design team includes: James Noone (sets),
Paul Tazewell (costumes), Clifton Taylor (lights) and Acme Sound
Partners (sound). Hot Feet is produced by Rudy Durand, in association with Kalimba Entertainment, Inc., Meir A & Eli C, LLC, Polymer Global Holdings, Godley Morris Group, LLC.
Tickets are available at Ticketmaster (212) 307-4100 or (800) 755-4000. Visit www.HotFeetTheMusical.com for more information.