THE LEGENDARY NEGRO ENSEMBLE COMPANY, INC.
TONY AWARD® WINNER
A WOMAN ON LOVE
A Valentine's Day Benefit Concert for The NEC
Two Performances Only!
Friday, February 14, 2014
7pm & 10pm
Langston Hughes Auditorium
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, NY
(Subway: 2 or 3 train to 135th Street)
$100 Concert & VIP Reception
$75 General Admission
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About The PerformanceThe Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. opens the 47th season of inspirational, innovative and exciting stage productions with a special Valentine’s Day concert, A Woman On Love, starring the dynamic, award-winning singer/actress Lillias White (FELA!, The Life, Chicago). Ms. White will grace the stage of the Langston Hughes Auditorium at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard in New York City for two performances -- 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm and 10:00 pm to 12:00 am. A VIP Reception will immediately follow the second concert.
The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. is very proud to present the enormous talent of Lillias White to the public in this special Valentine’s Day tribute. Charles Weldon, Artistic Director of the NEC said, “Lillias White is a tremendous talent. NEC is very, very excited about finally having the opportunity to showcase her brilliance. I cannot say enough about her amazing voice, her commanding presence, and her diversity as an actor. She can do it all with elegance. We are very proud to bring the gift of Lillias to the Schomburg stage, especially on Valentine’s Day.”
Ms. White, a long-time supporter of The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc., said, “I am pleased and proud to contribute my time and energy to benefit The Negro Ensemble Company. The NEC is an integral part of our community and has produced performing artists who have become world renowned. It is imperative that we all, especially those of us who have benefited from involvement with the NEC, stand up and make sure that the work of this organization continues. Our community needs quality theatre. And it’s up to all of us who can to continue this legacy.”
For more information about A Woman On Love and The Negro Ensemble Company, visit: www.necinc.org