..more to come about this, but just at the moment, hurtling into Tech, cue to cue, Dress -and performance of this work. The artists are seasoned, and I am grateful; this cast are reprising their roles, and have been with the show since its premiere in 2014. Greg Watkins, as Billy Strayhorn Scott Patterson, as Duke Ellington Laree Simon, as Ethel Waters Bina Malhotra, as Lena Horne And for this iteration, it is a pleasure to be joined by Duke Ellington School for the Arts senior, Nia Webb, as Reporter. The performance is open and free to the public. And it will be simulcast from the Kennedy Center. This is the You Tube link - and the performance will be archived here as well; please come, if you're in town -otherwise, sit back at your leisure, with a tub of popcorn, and enjoy!