Jennifer Holliday Will Make Rare NYC Concert Appearances
By Andrew Gans
Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday, best known for her Tony-winning performance as Effie White in the original Broadway staging of Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen's Dreamgirls, will offer concerts at The Iridium in Manhattan.
Performances at the intimate venue are scheduled for Feb. 13 at 8 PM and 10 PM and Feb. 14 at 7 PM and 9 PM.
There is a $45 cover charge plus a $15 minimum Feb. 13, and a $60 cover charge and a $15 minimum Feb. 14.
A native of Houston, Jennifer Holliday made her professional New York theatre debut in 1980 in the revival of Your Arms Too Short to Box With God. That role led to her Tony-winning performance in Dreamgirls, and her rendition of that show's "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" earned the singer-actress her first Grammy Award. She has also appeared on Broadway in the revivals of Grease! and Chicago, and her television credits include "Ellen," "Touched By an Angel" and a recurring role on "Ally McBeal." Holliday earned another Grammy Award for her recording of Duke Ellington's "Come Sunday."
The Iridium is located at 1650 Broadway at 51st St. For ticket information, click here.
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