Hill looks back on his time in the Duke Ellington-Cotton Club musical on Broadway.
The civil rights activist visited the cast and saw the acclaimed show at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
Guests also included Wynton Marsalis, k.d. lang, and Darlene Love.
Upon the opening of After Midnight, take a glance at the future Doubt Tony winner as she sang the most famous of show openers.
A first look at the new musical, live onstage.
Your first look at the stars in action.
The new musical revue celebrates the music of Duke Ellington's years at the Cotton Club.
Bryonha Marie Parham, Carmen Ruby Floyd, and Rosena M. Hill Jackson also sang for the President and First Lady.