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Cabaret & Concert News Jennifer Holliday Returns to 54 Below February 21

The Dreamgirls Tony winner is offering a limited engagement as part of the New York nightspot's Diamond Series.

Jennifer Holliday

Tony Award winner Jennifer Holliday, most recently on Broadway in the Tony-winning revival of Chicago, returns to 54 Below February 21.

The celebrated artist will play the intimate nightspot through February 26 as part of the Diamond Series.

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Holliday's show, featuring love songs to celebrate Valentine’s Day week, includes a mix of popular tunes and Broadway hits, including her signature song from Dreamgirls. The actor will also pay tribute to some of her favorite composers, including George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, and Duke Ellington. She will be accompanied by a septet of musicians.

Holliday catapulted to fame with the lead role of Effie “Melody” White in the 1981 hit Dreamgirls, winning a Tony for her performance. Her additional Broadway credits include Chicago, The Color Purple, Grease, and Your Arms Too Short to Box With God. Her other recent theatre credits include Sing Mahalia Sing: The Mahalia Jackson Story, Downhearted Blues: The Bessie Smith Story, Harlem Suite, and Black Nativity.

As part of the 54 Below Diamond Series, attendees enjoy a specially designed four-course dinner and a complimentary drink, all included in the ticket price. 

Click here for reservations.

See New Photos of Jennifer Holliday, Emma Pittman, and Lana Gordon in Chicago

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