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In March of 1971, one of the greatest music legends the world would ever know was performing the final set of shows he would ever play at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. But the audiences who adored him onstage never really saw the man behind the trumpet. In Satchmo at the Waldorf, we encounter Louis Armstrong where few ever had the chance to see him: backstage. Reflecting on his own unlikely career amidst a rapidly changing society, the icon is stripped bare, revealing complexities and contradictions that his omnipresent smile, horn and handkerchief belied.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Jun. 29, 2014.

About the Show

Previews: Feb 15, 2014 • Opening: Mar 4, 2014 • Closing: Jun 29, 2014

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In March of 1971, one of the greatest music legends the world would ever know was performing the final set of shows he would ever play at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. But the audiences who adored him onstage never really saw the man behind the trumpet. In Satchmo at the Waldorf, we encounter Louis Armstrong where few ever had the chance to see him: backstage. Reflecting on his own unlikely career amidst a rapidly changing society, the icon is stripped bare, revealing complexities and contradictions that his omnipresent smile, horn and handkerchief belied.

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Venue

Westside Theatre Downstairs
407 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036
Hearing Assistance
Equipped with a Sennheiser Infrared Listening System. Headsets are available free of charge on a first- come first-serve basis.
Wheelchair Access
Downstairs Theatre for those patrons using wheelchairs or scooters, a wheelchair lift provides access to wheelchair locations.
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