After Midnight

Also available: After Midnight | Small Cast

Welcome back to that electrifying time when Harlem’s Cotton Club was the place to be. Winner of the 2014 Tony®, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Astaire Awards for Best Choreography, AFTER MIDNIGHT is the smash-hit musical that celebrates Duke Ellington’s years at the famed club. Combining the big-band songs of Duke Ellington, Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields and Harold Arlen, this musical revue is framed by the poetry of Langston Hughes.

Available for performances beginning January 2020.

Roles
11F, 14M
Musicians
14
Duration
90 Min

Music

Creators

Jack Viertel

Jack Viertel

Conception Jack Viertel is the senior vice president of Jujamcyn Theaters, which owns and operates five Broadway theaters. He has been involved in dozens of productions presented by Jujamcyn since 1987, including multiple Pulitzer Prize and...

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Videos

Instrumentation

14 Musicians

Reed 1
Reed 2
Reed 3
Reed 4
Trumpet 1
Trumpet 2
Trumpet 3
Trombone 1
Trombone 2
Trombone 3
Guitar
Piano
Bass
Drums

Casting

Host
Male
Someone who can take the audience through time and sing

Star Singer
Female

Ensemble
Female
Includes: Trio of Women Who Sing Tight Harmony A woman who can sing the blues with a sense of humor A woman who can sing, swing, and tap A woman who can do classic modern dance A quintet of female dancers

Ensemble
Female
Includes: A quartet of men who sing like the Mills Brothers A man who can do the snake-hips A tapper who is a virtuoso in rhythmic precision A quintet of male dancers (The Blazes)

Promotional Resources

After Midnight Logo Pack

Official Logo Pack

Included with license

Includes color and black and white high-resolution logo files in JPG, PNG, and EPS formats.

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After Midnight Official Show Artwork

Official Show Artwork

$175 / $125 for educators

Creating artwork for your performance has never been easier – customize online in minutes, download a print-ready PDF, order printed posters, access layered files.

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After Midnight Promotion Kit & Social Media Guide

Digital Marketing Essentials

$250 / $150 for educators

Includes everything you need to plan and implement the promotion of your show – 50+ graphics for social media, original show specific content, social media guide, promotion calendar and press release template.

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After Midnight Cast & Crew T-Shirts

Cast & Crew T-Shirts

As low as $10 each

Broadway Licensing has partnered with Subplot Studio to offer premium-quality Cast & Crew T-Shirts! You can add your theatre name, show dates and even your cast & crew names on the back.

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Production Resources

Archival Video License

If you want to record your production for archival purposes and to provide at cost copies to your cast and crew, you may do so by purchasing a video license.

Varies by Show

TurnKey Transpositions

Broadway stars change the keys of songs all the time...so why not you? Optimize your actors' performances by ordering our TurnKey Transposition. Get the perfect key for the perfect actor! All digital delivery, usually within 24 hours.

$50 per song for PV or PC
$150 per song for all orchestral parts (including PC/PV)

Keyboard Patch Designer

Broadway-quality virtual instrument patches that will enrich the sound and sonic scope of your orchestra! Requires a Mac computer with the Mainstage 3 app and a keyboard with a USB connection.

$400

Digital Orchestration Parts

Prefer playing or rehearsing from your tablet? All of our orchestration books (including PC and PV) are available in digital copies.

PC or PV $50
Orchestration Parts $25/per book