Black Stars of The Great White Way!

Richard Allen Center for Culture and Art, Shirley Radcliffe, Executive Producer in association with California African American Museum, Charmaine Jefferson, Executive Director extends An Invitation to

Black Stars of The Great White Way

A Chapman Roberts Concept

In recognition of the commendable contribution of your unique talent, skill and support of the Legacy of The Broadway Stage you are cordially invited to join your fellow African American Thespians, past, present and future in the following historic group photo event:
Black Stars of The Great White Way – A Chapman Roberts Concept

Saturday December 3, 2011 at 11:00 am

California African American Museum
600 State Drive – Exposition Park – Los Angeles CA. 90037

Feel free to extend this invitation to any African American singer, actor, dancer, director, choreographer, designer, composer, playwright, conductor, stage manager, stagehand, musician, casting director, publicist, etc., whose union can document their Broadway employment. Broadway African American producers and investors are also invited to participate.

Immediate acceptances should be made to only by those meeting these requirements and expecting to personally attend.

Any acceptances received after November 25th, 2011, cannot be guaranteed a reservation. As many may have similar questions, all inquiries will be shared with all invitees

In tribute to you,
Chapman L. Roberts

Dress: Weather Appropriate Celebrity Casual Chic.

Please plan to arrive at 10 am to facilitate sign in. Photos will be taken promptly at 11 am

All day parking is available adjacent to Museum at 3910 Figueroa $10.

No admission charge at the Museum, we welcome you to view the collections.


The Uncle Earl

"In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can." - Nikos Kazantzakis The art of success begins first within your heart, no better example to attain this claim than the man of many talents that we have come to know thru the years in the industry as Lacy Darryl Phillips. Lacy Darryl Phillips aka THE UNCLE EARL, an Award Winning American Recording Artist, Songwriter, Producer, Actor, Radio Personality & DJ. President of Earl Hitz Records, a NYC label created to embrace the sounds of house, dance, electronic pop, and funk music. As an avid culture curator of performance & music for the world, he wanted to pay homage by creating "The New Paradise Garage Experience". He is also the Creator/Producer of Ultimate Underground, Host/DJ of his weekly radio show, The Ultimate Underground Experience now celebrating it’s 9th successful anniversary. Lacy Darryl Phillips has a career in the entertainment industry which spans four decades, in the disciplines of acting, singing, dancing, directing, choreography, and songwriting. He has worked with recording artists, such as Mariah Carey, Lauryn Hill, Vanessa Williams, Grace Jones, Sheena Easton, Peabo Bryson, CeCe Peniston, James Ingram, Lou Rawls, The Bette Davis, Debbie Allen, Ray Chew, Randy Jackson, N.W.A. (Dr. Dre & Eazy-E), Jimmy Z., and Lonnie Gordon, among others. Past performances include: The Triad (NYC), House Of Yes (Brooklyn, NY), Coney Island Baby (NYC), Gold Sounds (Brooklyn, NY), Friars Club (NYC), The Delancey (NYC), Madison Street Theater (Chicago), Jazzmobile Summerfest (NYC), Marcus Garvey Park (NYC), JCC Manhattan (NYC), Broadway Sings For Pride (NYC), Gay Pride Festival (NYC), The Landmark (LA).