3 Mo' Divas to Play the Apollo Theatre Sound Stage in September

News   3 Mo' Divas to Play the Apollo Theatre Sound Stage in September
3 Mo' Divas, billed as "the most versatile voices on the planet" for their vocal mixture of Broadway, blues, gospel, jazz, opera, R&B, rock-n-roll, soul and more, will appear in concert at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, performing in the theatre's intimate Sound Stage space Sept. 17 at 7:30 PM and Sept. 18 at 3 PM and 7:30 PM.

Three-time Apollo Amateur Night winner Zaccheus will be the opening act for the women. Joseph Houbert will serve as musical supervisor and will also provide arrangements and orchestrations for the evening, which will be produced by Marion J. Caffey. The divas include Laurice Lanier (Broadway's La Boheme), Nova Y. Payton (Dreamgirls) and Jamet Pittman (Broadway's La Boheme, the recent New York City Opera production of Porgy and Bess).

3 Mo’ Divas, according to press notes, "brings down the house with thrilling performances of an amazing 10 styles of music, including Opera, Broadway, Jazz, Blues, R&B, Soul, Disco, Rock & Roll, Spiritual & Gospel. The show begins with the classical sounds of Puccini then segues into songs from hit Broadway musicals like Wicked, Ragtime and Rent. This is soon followed by hot and familiar tunes of Billie Holiday, Whitney Houston and Tina Turner. ... 3 Mo’ Divas performs 10 styles of music, spanning 233 years and sung in 3 languages."

The Apollo Theatre is located at 253 West 125th Street. For tickets ($25, $35, $45 and $50 – there is a free CD or DVD giveaway with a purchase of a $50 VIP seat), visit 3modivas.com.

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