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Danielle Brooks and Carly Hughes Take the Stage at Broadway Sings Whitney Houston

The concert paid tribute to the music of the pop icon.

The Color Purple star Danielle Brooks takes the stage for a Whitney Houston classic.
(© Kristin Goehring)

Broadway Sings Whitney Houston, the 11th show in the Broadway Sings concert series, took place at the Highline Ballroom on April 10.

Carly Hughes channels her inner Whitney Houston onstage.
(© Kristin Goehring)

The lineup included Danielle Brooks (The Color Purple), Carly Hughes (Chicago), Mykal Kilgore (The Book of Mormon), Ciara Renée (Pippin), Nick Rashad Burroughs (Kinky Boots), Nicholas Christopher (Motown), Lilli Cooper (Spring Awakening), Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Jason Gotay (Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark), Sydney James Harcourt (Hamilton), Amber Iman (Shuffle Along), Aisha Jackson (Waitress), Marcus Paul James (Rent), Joaquina Kalukango (The Color Purple), Corey Mach (Godspell), Jamard Richardson (The Book of Mormon), Saycon Sengbloh (Eclipsed), and Marisha Wallace (Something Rotten!).

Ciara Renée sings a classic tune at Broadway Sings Whitney Houston.
(© Kristin Goehring)

As with previous Broadway Sings concerts, the show's cast sang completely new arrangements of beloved hits, accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra playing original orchestrations. The concert paid tribute to groundbreaking artist Whitney Houston and her greatest songs, including "I Will Always Love You," "I Have Nothing," "Greatest Love of All," and "So Emotional."

Saycon Sengbloh blows the roof off of the Hammerstein Ballroom.
(© Kristin Goehring)