Darlene Love, who will star in the upcoming 20th anniversary tour of Nunsense, brings her annual Christmas concert to New York's Symphony Space on Dec. 20 and 21.
"Darlene Love's Christmas in New York" will feature a rock-and-roll band and a full choir as well as a host of classic and not-so-classic holiday tunes. Concertgoers can expect Love to belt her signature holiday tune, "Christmas Baby Please Come Home," which she will also perform on "The David Letterman Show" later this month.
Actress-singer Love has appeared on Broadway in Grease, Leader of the Pack and the short-lived cult classic, Carrie. Her string of pop hits include "He's a Rebel" and "Da Doo Ron Ron" Love recently completed the first stop in the pre-Broadway tour of Me and Mrs. Jones — co-starring Lou Rawls — and her newest CD is due in 2003. Love is currently the National Spokesperson for America Cares.
Tickets for Love's 8 PM holiday concerts, priced between $28 and $55, can be obtained by calling the Symphony Space box office at (212) 864-5400 or by logging on to www.symphonyspace.org. Symphony Space is located in New York City at Broadway and 95th Street.
—By Andrew Gans