The Broadway favorite was scheduled to offer A Woman On Love Feb. 14 at 7 PM and 10 PM in the Langston Hughes Auditorium at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
A statement from the Negro Ensemble Company reads, "It is with sincere regret that The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. has to inform you that the Lillias White concerts have been cancelled. Unfortunately, due to the inclement weather forecast and severe snow warnings, we believe the cancellation is the best option. In addition, we need to allow our patrons and supporters the opportunity to recoup any loss that they may incur under these circumstances. We are indeed greatly saddened by this turn of events.
"We were honored at Ms. White's acceptance to perform in benefit for our company. She has sacrificed a great deal of time, incredible effort and her special gifts to prepare the benefit for NEC. Her talent is unparalleled, matched only by her generosity of spirit. We thank her for the offer of both."
To obtain a refund, contact Smarttix.com or phone Smarttix at (212) 868-4444. For all other inquiries call The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. at (212) 582-5860.
Tony winner White will also be part of Playbill's Broadway On the High Seas 4. Visit PlaybillCruise.com for more information.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.