Her brand-new holiday show is entitled "Solid Gold Christmas" and will include Love's solid gold hits as well as numerous Christmas classics. Love's evening will feature a rock-n-roll band, a full holiday choir and a special guest appearance by the Tony-nominated star of Smokey Joe's Cafe, B.J. Crosby. The December concerts will mark the first time Love and Crosby — who is currently appearing in Red Hot Broadway at the Acorn Theatre — have performed together onstage. Concertgoers can also expect Love to belt her signature holiday tune, "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)," which she will also perform on "The David Letterman Show" Dec. 23. The singer-actress will begin touring in the 20th anniversary production of Nunsense in December. The tour of the Dan Goggin musical plays through May 2004.
Darlene Love has appeared on Broadway in Grease, Leader of the Pack and the aforementioned Carrie. Love was recently nominated to the Rock 'N Roll Hall of Fame.
Tickets for Love's 8 PM holiday concerts, priced between $45 and $65, can be obtained by calling the Symphony Space box office at (212) 864 5400 or by logging on to www.supremeconcerts.com. Symphony Space is located in New York City at Broadway and 95th Street.