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Harlem Week Kicks Off

Audra McDonald & Daniel Beaty at harlem week

Audra McDonald & Daniel Beaty at the 2014 kick-off of Harlem Week. (Hayden Roger Celestin image)

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 25, 2014: Harlem Week, which began in 1974 as Harlem Day, kicked off it’s 40th anniversary, Wednesday June 25, 2014, at Avery Fisher Hall, in New York City, with their special collaboration for 2014-2015, The New York Philharmonic.

Six-time Tony award winner, Audra McDonald, one of the three awardees listen attentively as Daniel Beaty, acclaimed actor, singer, writer and composer, who has earned Obie, Audelco and NAACP Theater Awards, perform a musical tribute to Paul Robeson and Billie Holiday.(Photo: Hayden Roger Celestin)