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On Kentucky Avenue - The Club Harlem Revue
 

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ATLANTIC CITY was known for its music street called KENTUCKY AVENUE on the North Side of town.  Music flowed from the clubs on both sides of the street from MEMORIAL DAY to LABOR DAY.

Before the Casinos took over.....

The most famous of the clubs on KENTUCKY AVENUE was the CLUB HARLEM.  This was like "the Black Copacabana" as it featured all the major Black talent of the era complete with flair, fashion and fantastic stage shows with Showgirls, Dancers & Comedians thrilled and entertained the masses.

The setting for ON KENTUCKY AVENUE, The Club Harlem Revue is the CLUB HARLEM dress rehearsal for opening night of the 1969 season.

Within our show there is a 'love triangle' between the MC (Ivan King), the lead show girl and the featured female vocalist.

The show has an original score true to the era interspersed with classic songs from the 1960's 

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE, The Club Harlem Revue will bring you back to a time when nightclubbing was in vogue and leggy showgirls, black comics, specialty acts and great singers & dancers reigned supreme.

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YOU WILL LOVE IT!  ENJOY LIVING
THE 1960'S NIGHT CLUB EXPERIENCE!

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ON KENTUCKY AVENUE captures the feel and aura of the club, based on the personal experiences of Adam and Jeree Wade who performed there during different eras - 30 years apart -- and were witnesses to much of the backstage intrigues that took place nightly. 

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Robert R. Blume
Songbirds Unlimited Productions 
Peter Martin/Rick Newman
in association with 
J.R. Knauf, Marshall N. Warner  
Step Forward Entertainment, Marya Coburn
and
Cobi Narita
present 

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE
The Club Harlem Revue
Created by Jeree Wade
 
 Starring
Ty Stephens
Cheryl Freeman
Andricka Hall

Featuring

Lee Summers as Comedian 'Slappy Black'

Special appearance by  Jeree Wade as 'Damita Jo'

Also appearing (in alphabetical order)

Adam Bourque
Donna Clark
Brian Davis
Gregory J. Hanks
Mindy Haywood
Cassandra Palacio
Renee Ternier

The 'HOT' On Stage Band features

Frank Owens - Piano
Wilbur Bascomb - Bass
Damon Duewhite - Drums
Richard Cummings Jr.- Synthesizer


Director
Adam Wade

Choreographer
Ty Stephens

Swing Dance Choreography 
Mickey Davidson

Associate Choreographer
Donna Clark

Production Manager
Pearl Williams

Assistant Production Manager
Paulette Clark

Original Music by
Ty Stephens
Frank Owens
Branice McKenzie
WIlbur Bascomb
Adam Wade
Jeree Wade

Showgirl Consultant
Betty Jo (Original Club Harlem showgirl)

Creative Consultant
Russ Weatherford

Costumes created by
Ty Stephens
Pearl Williams

Musical Direction by
Frank Owens

Musical Supervisor
Wilbur Bascomb

Music Archivist/Conductor
Richard Cummings Jr.

Set by
The Company

Lighting & Sound Design by
Shannon Epstein

Press Representative
LS Communications (Les Schecter)