Photo Flash: N'Kenge Takes on the Hotel Pierre
Award Winning Singer/Actress N'Kenge, showcased a range of musical favorites from Frank Sinatra standards, Motown hits to Bizet's Dat's Love "Habanera"from the Dorothy Dandridge Musical opening Off Broadway this Fall!
MOTOWN: The Musical and Helen Hayes nominee N'Kenge performed alongside Musical Director Josh Kight. N'Kenge has been described by the NY Times as "a classically trained Diva that can stretch from Broadway, Pop, Soul to Opera", made her Broadway Debut in SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM singing alongside Vanessa Williams, Barbara Cook, Tom Wopat and Norm Lewis. She was seen as a presenter at the 58th Annual NY Emmy Awards and has sung for President Bill Clinton and for the Commander-In-Chief Ball for President Obama. NY Post called N'Kenge "Electrifying" in her origination of the role of Mary Wells in MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL on Broadway and made her West End debut starring in THE GENIUS OF Ray Charles as well as starred in the Michael Jackson Tribute Show World Tour. On the concert stage, N'Kenge has been seen as a soloist at Carnegie Hall with The New York Pops Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony and Cleveland Orchestra, to name a few. www.Nkengemusic.com @divankenge
This Summer you can catch N'Kenge in a multitude of arenas such as performances with Pittsburgh Symphony and Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. N'Kenge will make her debut in the role of Medda in NEWSIES at Axelrod Performing Arts Center as well as make her debut in the role of Betty Jo in a new musical ON KENTUCKY AVENUE at Aaron Davis Hall.
Photo Credit: Lev Radin Photography