John Lloyd Young, Cissy Houston and More Join Darlene Love for Dec. 17 Holiday Concert

News   John Lloyd Young, Cissy Houston and More Join Darlene Love for Dec. 17 Holiday Concert
 
Darlene Love, who plays Motormouth Mabel in the Tony-winning musical Hairspray, brings her annual holiday show to the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center Dec. 17.
Darlene Love (Right) with her Hairspray co-star, Isabel Keating.
Darlene Love (Right) with her Hairspray co-star, Isabel Keating. Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The 7:30 PM concert, titled Love for the Holidays, boasts several guest stars: Tony Award-winning "Jersey Boy" John Lloyd Young; Hairspray's Tevin Campbell; soul singer Cissy Houston; "David Letterman" band leader Paul Shaffer; and the 20-voice Choice's Way Choir. Love will also make her 23rd annual appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman" Dec. 23 singing her 1963 hit "Christmas Baby, Please Come Home."

Actress-singer Darlene Love, whose pop hits include such sixties classics as "He's a Rebel" and "Da Doo Ron Ron," has appeared on Broadway in Grease, Leader of the Pack and the cult classic Carrie. She was also nominated to the Rock 'N Roll Hall of Fame. Love's screen credits include "Shindig!," "Change of Habit," "Another World" and all four "Lethal Weapon" films. Her most recent recordings are titled "Age of Miracles" and "Unconditional Love."

The Rose Theater is located at Broadway and 60th Street. Tickets can be purchased by calling (212) 721-6500 or by visiting www.jalc.org.

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