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Talking To Maurice Hines

Talking To Maurice Hines

Maurice Hines was cast as Nathan Detroit in the national tour of Guys and Dolls, after which he returned to Broadway in Eubie!. Additional Broadway credits include Bring Back Birdie and Sophisticated Ladies as a performer, Uptown… It’s Hot! as a performer (earning a Tony Award nomination as Best Actor in a Musical) and choreographer, and Hot Feet, which he conceived, choreographed, and directed.

Maurice Hines Photo by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Hines co-directed and choreographed the national tour of the Louis Armstrong musical biography Satchmo and directed, choreographed, and starred in the national tour of Harlem Suite. He directed and choreographed Havana Night in Cuba, an all-Latino production of The Red Shoes in the Dominican Republic, and created the revue Broadway Soul Jam to inaugurate an entertainment complex in the Netherlands.

Hines has directed and choreographed music videos, including one for Quincy Jones. He is the first African American to direct at Radio City Music Hall.

Maurice Hines Photo by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Hines’ film debut, Francis Ford Coppola’s The Cotton Club, remains his sole big screen credit to date. On television, he appeared in Eubie!Love, Sidney, and Cosby.

In May 2013 he performed a tribute to his late brother Gregory, entitled Tappin’ Thru Life: An Evening with Maurice Hines.

Maurice Hines Tappin’ Thru Life: Feinstein’s/ 54 Below, 254 West 54th St. June 7 and 8th at 7pm

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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