Jennifer Holliday News

Date of Birth: October 19, 1960 (55)
Birth Place: Houston, TX, USA
Gender: Female
Cincinnati Pops Celebrates John Williams's Birthday With All-Williams First Half of Concert Featuring Jason Alexander, 3/4Cincinnati Pops Celebrates John Williams's Birthday With All-Williams First Half of Concert Featuring Jason Alexander, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Happy Birthday, John Williams! The Cincinnati Pops be celebrating his FIFTIETH Academy Award Nomination March 4-6 with an all-Williams first half as part of An Evening of Comedy & Song with Jason Alexander. For more information, visit:†cincinnatipops.org (more...)

She's Telling Us! West End-Bound DREAMGIRLS Star Amber Riley Belts Effie's SoloShe's Telling Us! West End-Bound DREAMGIRLS Star Amber Riley Belts Effie's Solo
by Jessica Khan - Feb 6, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported just two days ago, GLEE and THE WIZ LIVE! star Amber Riley will take on the role of 'Effie' when DREAMGIRLS makes its UK debut at London's Savoy Theatre this winter. And Riley is no stranger to the musical's challenging anthems. (more...)

GLEE's Amber Riley to Lead DREAMGIRLS as 'Effie' in the West End This WinterGLEE's Amber Riley to Lead DREAMGIRLS as 'Effie' in the West End This Winter
by Jessica Khan - Feb 4, 2016

Big news in the DREAMGIRLS world tonight! The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye just revealed the news that GLEE and THE WIZ LIVE! star Amber Riley will play 'Effie' when the musical makes its UK debut at London's Savoy Theatre this winter. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 16-22THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 16-22
by Nora Dominick - Jan 22, 2016

Still not over Jimmy Fallon†performing at #Ham4Ham? Have you been too anxious for BroadwayCon this weekend? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

BWW TV: Jennifer Holliday Performs Iconic DREAMGIRLS Number and More to Support Arts-For-AllBWW TV: Jennifer Holliday Performs Iconic DREAMGIRLS Number and More to Support Arts-For-All
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 21, 2016

Jacob Langfelder in partnership with Arts-For-All, Jill Bernard and Rashad Chambers presented a one-night-only concert on Monday, featuring Tony and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Holliday, along with FUN HOME Tony winner Michael Cerveris, Tony-winning star of the upcoming Roundabout Theatre production of SHE LOVES ME, Laura Benanti, and THE COLOR PURPLE's Rema Webb, along with some of her fellow cast members, including Jennifer Hudson. Click below to watch Holliday's show-stopping performance of 'And I Am Telling You, I'm Not Going' from DREAMGIRLS and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Jennifer Holliday, Laura Benanti, Michael Cerveris, Rema Webb & More Support Arts-For-AllPhoto Flash: Jennifer Holliday, Laura Benanti, Michael Cerveris, Rema Webb & More Support Arts-For-All
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Jacob Langfelder in partnership with Arts-For-All, Jill Bernard and Rashad Chambers presented a one-night-only concert on Monday, featuring Tony and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Holliday, along with FUN HOME Tony winner Michael Cerveris, Tony-winning star of the upcoming Roundabout Theatre production of SHE LOVES ME, Laura Benanti, and THE COLOR PURPLE's Rema Webb, along with some of her fellow cast members, including Jennifer Hudson. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Tony Winner Laura Benanti to Join Jennifer Holliday for 42West Concert Next WeekTony Winner Laura Benanti to Join Jennifer Holliday for 42West Concert Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Jacob Langfelder in partnership with Arts-For-All, Jill Bernard and Rashad Chambers will present a one night only concert featuring TONY and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday along with the TONY Winning star of the upcoming Roundabout Theatre production of She Loves Me, Laura Benanti and The Color PurpleĻs Rema Webb.† (more...)

New York Metro McDonald's Owner Operators Proudly Presents McDonald's' Gospelfest' 2016 'Honor Thy Mother'New York Metro McDonald's Owner Operators Proudly Presents McDonald's' Gospelfest' 2016 'Honor Thy Mother'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

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THE COLOR PURPLE's Rema Webb to Join Jennifer Holliday for Concert at 42WestTHE COLOR PURPLE's Rema Webb to Join Jennifer Holliday for Concert at 42West
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

acob Langfelder in partnership with Arts-For-All, Jill Bernard and Rashad Chambers will present a one night only concert featuring TONY and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday along with The Color PurpleĻs Rema Webb. †Julie (more...)

MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Opens Tonight at New World StagesMAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Opens Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE is a swinging, song and dance musical that celebrates the astonishing showmanship of one of the last great tap dancers of a by-gone era still working today and whose collaborators were a jaw-dropping, who's who of theatre, music, film and television. Co-starring the fierce tap dancing Manzari brothers and the all female vivacious Diva Jazz Orchestra, the show is directed by Jeff Calhoun (Newsies, Deaf West's Big River, Grease). Performances began December 23rd at New World Stages (340 W. 50th Street), and opening night is tonight, January 11th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jacob Langfelder Rings in 2016 with Tori Scott, Broadway Stars and MorePhoto Flash: Jacob Langfelder Rings in 2016 with Tori Scott, Broadway Stars and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Producer Jacob Langfelder along with Diego Kolankowsky (Spring Awakening), AltaNeve wines and Marie Assante hosted a New Year's to remember at a luxe, two-story loft overlooking the Central Park fireworks. Guests were entertained to the early morning by performances from Tori Scott (Time Out Top 10 Cabaret Performers), Varsity Interpretive Dance Squad and Australian recording artist Brendan Maclean (Universal Music Group, Baz Luhrman's GREAT GATSBY, and VELVET). Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Jason Robert Brown and Shoshana Bean to Perform in Concert Together TomorrowJason Robert Brown and Shoshana Bean to Perform in Concert Together Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2016

Tony Award-winning Composer Jason Robert Brown (The Bridges of Madison County, Parade) and acclaimed singer Shoshana Bean (Wicked, Hairspray) will perform a special One Night Only concert entitled 'JASON ROBERT BROWN IN CONCERT WITH SHOSHANA BEAN' on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 8:30pm (Doors at 7:00pm). (more...)

Poway OnStage to Present Jeremy Denk and More in UPRIGHT & GRAND PIANO FESTIVAL, 1/15Poway OnStage to Present Jeremy Denk and More in UPRIGHT & GRAND PIANO FESTIVAL, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Poway OnStage is elated to participate as a featured stop in the Upright & Grand Piano Festival presented by The San Diego Symphony on January 15th, 2016 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts (15498 Espola Rd Poway, California). The evening will include a presentation of Liszt's Black Gondola, Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1, and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5: Emperor, led by conductor Cristian Macelaru. The performance will feature renowned and award-winning pianist Jeremy Denk. (more...)

Jennifer Holliday Will Take Part in BROADWAY NAMES WITH JULIE JAMES- LIVE on 1/18Jennifer Holliday Will Take Part in BROADWAY NAMES WITH JULIE JAMES- LIVE on 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Jacob Langfelder†in partnership with†Arts For†All†will present†a one night only concert†featuring†TONY and Grammy Award winner†Jennifer Holliday†on†January 18th, 2016†at 42West (514 W. 42nd†Street).† The evening will be the first-ever 'Broadway Names withJulie James†- LIVE', where the host†of†SiriusXM On Broadway's†popular radio show will perform and serve as MC.† Holliday and additional theater stars will be welcomed to the stage for incredible live performances.††The lineup of special guests will be announced soon.†Tickets, which will benefit Arts-For-All, begin at $50 and can be purchased at†www.broadwaynames.eventbrite.com. (more...)

TV One's UNSUNG to Celebrate 100th Episode with 'Keepin' It 100' MarathonTV One's UNSUNG to Celebrate 100th Episode with 'Keepin' It 100' Marathon
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

In a network first, TV One is airing all 99 episodes of its entire library of its signature series, Unsung, beginning Thanksgiving night, Thursday, Nov. 26 at 8 p.m. ET. (more...)

VIDEO: TV One's UNSUNG Features Original DREAMGIRL Jennifer Holliday; Watch Full EpisodeVIDEO: TV One's UNSUNG Features Original DREAMGIRL Jennifer Holliday; Watch Full Episode
by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

UNSUNG featured the story of the original 'Dreamgirl,' who rose to instant fame at the age of 21 after her unforgettable performance of 'And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going' in the 1981 Broadway production of DREAMGIRLS. (more...)

MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE to Play New World Stages This Winter; Jeff Calhoun Directs!MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE to Play New World Stages This Winter; Jeff Calhoun Directs!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

He's going to put a smile on your face and song in your heart. (more...)

TV One to Air All 99 UNSUNG Episodes Beginning 11/26TV One to Air All 99 UNSUNG Episodes Beginning 11/26
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

In a network first, TV One is airing all 99 episodes of its entire library of its signature series, Unsung, beginning Thanksgiving night, Thursday, Nov. 26 at 8 p.m. ET. (more...)

Craig Taubman Launches National Concert Tour and Releases New CD, Here and ThereCraig Taubman Launches National Concert Tour and Releases New CD, Here and There
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Craig Taubman is bringing his revolutionary approach to Jewish music on a national tour for the first time in three years. Taubman and his band are touring the country performing 40 concerts. The tour kicks off in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on November 13. (more...)

TV One's Award Winning Series UNSUNG Returns TonightTV One's Award Winning Series UNSUNG Returns Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

TV One's award-winning series UNSUNG returns tonight, Oct. 7 at 8 p.m. ET featuring a new line-up of incredible talents whose full stories and journeys have yet to be told. (more...)

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