REMEMBERING LUTHER: THE NIGHT I FELL IN LOVE to Headline in Las Vegas
One man's voice... became everyone's music... The incomparable Luther Vandross, the man, THE VOICE, the legend! Luther's voice shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all believe in "The Power of Love." Now, experience it LIVE with your loved one as Broadway in the H.O.O.D brings Remembering Luther: The Night I Fell In Love; starring Abraham McDonald, winner of Oprah Winfrey's Oprah Show Karaoke Challenge, to Las Vegas! Debuting Valentine's Day weekend, February 16 - 18, 2018, in Myron's Cabaret Jazz Theatre at The Smith Center for The Performing Arts!
Remembering Luther: The Night I Fell in Love; starring Abraham McDonald is an exhilarating, high-paced and flash-forward musical revue of the songs that made Luther Vandross a household name and a permanent fixture in the American Songbook. Eight-time Grammy Award-winner Luther Vandross was one of the most successful and celebrated singers in the history of all time. With his silky, soulful voice on chart-topping hits like "Never Too Much" and "Power of Love/Love Power" and classic covers like "If This World Were Mine" and "A House Is Not A Home," there is no denying the magnetic impact Luther had whenever he opened his mouth.
Join Broadway in the H.O.O.D as we take a glimpse into how some of the world's favorite love songs came to be while flawlessly taking the viewing audience back to the night they fell in love with the king of the R&B Ballad. The songs, the sound and the heart of the incomparable Luther Vandross LIVE on stage, Remembering Luther will be a night you will never forget!
Tickets for Remembering Luther: The Night I Fell In Love; starring Abraham McDonald are on sale now at $50 plus tax & service fees. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.broadwayinthehood.org, by phone at 702-749-2000 or 808-326-6868 (TTY) or at the box office located at 361 Symphony Park Ave. For preferred seating and special rates for groups of 10 or more, contact 702-749-2348. This tribute show is not endorsed sponsored by or in anyway connected with the estate of Luther Vandross.
About Abraham McDonald
The Los Angeles raised performer was discovered by gospel great BeBe Winans, who made it a point to see that Abraham made it to "the big stage." Abraham won the hearts of millions while competing and winning Oprah's "1st Karaoke Challenge" being judged by a few of the most intimidating leaders & legends of the entertainment field; Gladys Knight, David Foster, Diane Warren and Antonio 'LA' Reid. Abraham's gift has garnered many platforms including invitations to perform for former FLOTUS Michelle Obama, Prime Minister Shimon Peres, speaking at TedX and FRED Talks as well as several recording contracts, including Def Jam Recordings. Dream-chasing while accepting his path has led him to multiple trips around the globe sharing music and his belief that "We all possess the power to be great if we greatly accept our own power". Though Abraham has been performing for more than 20 years it's not the only thing he has been doing. When he isn't singing he's serving as a Creative Director, Producer, Influencer and the artistic voice to many performers, talents, products, concerts and shows. Abraham McDonald' s latest single "BETTER" is taking a gigantic leap forward, the music video for BETTER is now featured on MTV.com and VH1 Soul. His first book "In Charge of the rebuild" is set to release fall of 2017.
About Broadway In The H.O.O.D
A Source of Joy Theatricals d/b/a Broadway in the H.O.O.D is an Emmy-nominated, national 501c3 theatre program based in Las Vegas, Nevada, that is dedicated to making a positive impact in communities across the United States, with a special focus on youth between 8 - 20 years of age. A Source of Joy Theatricals offers educational and cultural opportunities to a multitude of America's future leaders through its FREE 13 week Summer Camp program. Through these opportunities, A Source of Joy Theatricals has also gained the attention and support of city, state and government officials, notable celebrities, the NAACP and the American Theatre Wing. Broadway in the H.O.O.D is committed to Helping Others Open Doors! Since its inception in 2010, Broadway in the H.O.O.D has produced major original productions dealing with social issues as well as some of the biggest Tony Award®-winning, Broadway blockbuster hits such as "The Wiz," "Once On This Island," Driving Miss Daisy," "Dreamgirls" and "The Color Purple." Currently, you can find Broadway in the H.O.O.D in its third season at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, please visit http://www.broadwayinthehood.org/.