Ben Vereen to Appear at Concert Paying Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mahalia Jackson

News   Ben Vereen to Appear at Concert Paying Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mahalia Jackson
 
Tony Award winner Ben Vereen will appear at Sing Mahalia! Preach Martin!, a concert in honor of Mahalia Jackson and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Jan. 16 at 2 PM at Marble Collegiate Church.

Vereen will be joined by the Marble Community Gospel Choir, Grammy Award nominee Damien Sneed and the Levites.

Vereen, a Tony Award winner for Pippin, has also appeared on Broadway in Wicked, Fosse, I'm Not Rappaport, Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Grind, Jelly's Last Jam and A Christmas Carol. He appeared in the Broadway and Las Vegas productions of Chicago, and is a semi-regular on the CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother." His CD, Steppin' Out with Ben Vereen, will be released in February.

Marble Collegiate Church is located at 5th Avenue and 29th Street. For tickets, visit marblechurch.org.

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