Grammy Award winner K.D. Lang makes her Broadway debut February 11 in the Duke Ellington musical After Midnight. She is the second special guest star in the musical revue, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, and is taking over from Fantasia Barrino at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
Set against a narrative of Langston Hughes’ poetry, After Midnight celebrates Duke Ellington’s years at Harlem’s famed Cotton Club using his original arrangements and performed by a world-class big band of 17 musicians. Lang will co-star with Dule Hill and Tony winner Adriane Lenox.
Lang is a singer-songwriter who has won four Grammy Awards. Her music career spans three decades and includes 12 studio albums, one live album and three greatest hits albums. In 2013, she was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Her acting credits include guest appearances on How I Met Your Mother, Ellen, Dharma & Greg, The Roseanne Show and the film Eye of the Beholder.