Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Jennifer Holliday at the Iridium, NYC

NYC 2-13-13: Jennifer Holliday makes her Iridium debut. Over Thirty years ago, Jennifer Holliday’s show-stopping, heart-wrenching performance of the torch ballad “And I’m Telling You, I’m Not Going” in the smash hit Broadway musical,Dreamgirls, made her a household name and introduced her big soulful voice to the world.  Her portrayal of Effie “Melody” White, a role which she co-created, not only brought theatergoers to their feet for 8 performances a week, but also garnered her a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical and her first Grammy Award for Best R&B Female Vocalist. All photos © Derek Storm

Sarah Dash of "Labelle" & Jennifer Holliday

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