Black 2: Broadway Benefit Concert, With Tony Winner Lillias White,Held March 1

By Andrew Gans
March 1, 2004

Sheryl Lee Ralph — of Dreamgirls and Thoroughly Modern Millie fame — will host and co-present Black 2: Broadway — Divas Simply Singing! March 1 at Manhattan's SHOW Nightlife.



The concert, benefiting those living with HIV/AIDS, will feature the talents of Tony Award winner Lillias White as well as B.J. Crosby, Ebony Jo-Ann, Adriane Lennox, Alyson Williams, Melonie Daniels, Natalie Douglas, Kira and Autum. Show time is 8 PM.

Sheryl Lee Ralph most recently starred on Broadway as Muzzy Van Hossmere in the Tony-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Marquis Theatre. She received Tony and Drama Desk nominations for her performance as Deena Jones in Dreamgirls, and she made her Broadway debut in the musical Reggae. Also a star of film and TV, Ralph's screen credits include "Moesha," "The District," "Designing Women," "Deterrence," "To Sleep with Anger," "Sister Act II," "The Flintsones," "The Mighty Quinn" and "Witch Hunt."

SHOW Nightlife is located at 135 West 41st Street. Tickets for the event are priced at $50 and are available by calling (212) 352-0255. Tickets will also be available at the box office on the day of the performance.