NSO Pops: Jennifer Holliday in Concert / Marvin Hamlisch, conductor
Tony Award winner Jennifer Holliday performs with the NSO Pops and conductor Marvin Hamlisch in a program that includes such Dreamgirls hits as "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" and "Changing," along with other audience favorites.
- Nov. 26 - 27, 2010
- Concert Hall
- Approx. 2 hours
- $20.00 - $85.00
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Possessing one of the biggest and most powerful soul voices of the last quarter century, Jennifer Holliday received a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Effie in the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls. It was this tragic and triumphant role and her show-stopping performance of the ballad "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" that made her a star. Ms. Holliday's other stage credits include performances in the Broadway revivals of Chicago, Grease, and Your Arms Too Short to Box With God, and the national tour of Sing, Mahalia, Sing. Her albums include Feel My Soul (produced by Earth, Wind & Fire leader Maurice White), Say You Love Me, Get Close to My Love, I'm On Your Side, and the Gospel album On & On.
Note: This program was previously titled Loesser and More....
From the Gift Shops
Jennifer Holliday will sign copies of her CDs following her evening performances on Friday and Saturday, November 26 & 27.
Program and Notes
- Music from Guys and Dolls
- arr. Custer
- Overture to Hans Christian Anderson
- arr. Walker
- Overture to How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
- arr. Ginzler
- "Come Rain or Come Shine" from St. Louis Woman
- Something to Live For
- "Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald"
- LANGE & TWAIN
- "From this Moment On"
- "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going," from Dreamgirls
- "I Am Changing," from Dreamgirls
- "One Night Only," from Dreamgirls
- Come Sunday
- Marvin Hamlisch, conductor
- Jennifer Holliday, vocalist