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Friday, February 14, 2014
NYC: LILLIAS WHITE IN "A WOMAN ON LOVE" - A VALENTINE'S DAY BENEFIT CONCERT EVENT **** CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
NYC: LILLIAS WHITE IN "A WOMAN ON LOVE" - A VALENTINE'S DAY BENEFIT CONCERT EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. opens the 47th season of inspirational, innovative and exciting stage productions with a special Valentine's Day concert starring the dynamic, award-winning singer/actress Lillias White in two performances of "A Woman On Love" on Friday, February 14th with shows at 7:00 & 10:00 pm at theLANGSTON HUGHES AUDITORIUM AT THE SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE(515 Malcolm X Boulevard, NYC - 212-582-5860). There will be a VIP Reception immediately following the second concert. Lillias White's amazing voice, powerful delivery and unique song styling has and continues to thrill and delight audiences in productions, including; headlining a talented cast in the Broadway production of "The Life", garnering the covetous Tony Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk, and the Friends of New York award; and a powerful performance in "FELA!" for which she received a Tony nomination. Ms. White's has also received praise for the Broadway productions, Dreamgirls, Barnum, Cats, Rock 'N Roll! The First 5,000 Years, Once on This Island, Carrie, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Chicago. Her film and TV credits include a regular role on Sesame Street (for which she won an Emmy Award), the role of Bloody Mary in the PBS Great Performances presentation of South Pacific, Pieces of April, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and the voice of the lead muse in the Disney's animated Hercules. Ms. White also performed with the Brooklyn Philharmonic in a concert of works by Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, George and Ira Gershwin celebrating the orchestra's 50th anniversary. White has appeared in concert at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and has toured internationally with her one-woman show "From Brooklyn to Broadway." Additionally, she was featured on the 1990 hit single "Rescue Me" by pop-icon Madonna. Tickets for "A Woman On Love" are on sale now athttp://SmartTix.com; $75.00 General Admission and $100.00 for the concert with the VIP Reception. EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
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