December 9, 2013
The recently restored and remastered recordings of the Tony Award-winning Duke Ellington’s “Sophisticated Ladies” are being exhibited on the big screen for the first time. The production features the Duke Ellington Orchestra under the direction of Mercer Ellington and a knockout cast that includes Grammy-winner Phyllis Hyman and three-time Tony-winner, Hinton Battle.
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Direct from Broadway Series
The Sedona International Film Festival concludes its "Direct from Broadway" series with the big-screen debut of Duke Ellington's "Sophisticated Ladies", premiering Dec. 13-14. The production premieres in high definition at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.