Photo Coverage: Upright Cabaret Presents An Evening with Yvette Cason
Yvette treated the standing-room-only audience to the songs and stories from her stellar career - from appearing in Play On!, Sisterella and Dreamgirls, performing at the Kennedy Center and the White House, to working with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Babyface and Whitney Houston.
Cason's song list included hits like "My Funny Valentine", "I Am Changing" from Dreamgirls, "Stormy Monday", Beyonce's "Love On Top", "I Can't Make You Love Me" and more, ending with a special version of Carole King's "You've Got A Friend" which included surprise performances by Tony Award-nominee Valarie Pettiford, Carla Renata, Nita Whitaker, Jake Simpson, Karissa Noel, Harrison White and Tony Award-winner Linda Hopkins. Music Directed by Earl R. Johnson, Jr.
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Photos by Tony DiMaio
Valerie Pinkston, Lynne Fiddmont, Will Wheaton and Yvette Cason
Yvette Cason and her band
Yvette Cason and SFVMom2Mom
William Washington, Yvette Cason and Breton Washington
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