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Jennifer Holliday

Jennifer Holliday Didn't Realize People 'Weren't Really Over' Trump's Election

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.18.2017 | Entertainment

Jennifer Holliday decided to drop out of performing at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, saying she did not understand how many Americans...

Jennifer Holliday Won't Perform At Donald Trump's Inauguration After All

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.14.2017 | Entertainment

Broadway singer Jennifer Holliday has canceled plans to perform at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, according to The Wrap. A letter from...

Jennifer Holliday To Join Cast Of 'The Color Purple'

The New York Times | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.24.2016 | Black Voices

Jennifer Holliday, the actress who won a Tony Award for her blistering performance as Effie White in the original production of “Dreamgirls,” is j...

On the "A" w/Souleo: A Diva Shares Her Regrets and Looks Back

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 04.09.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Looking back on her life, Jennifer Holliday knows that she has much to take pride in and celebrate. She originated the role of Effie White in the clas...

Curtis M. Wong

After Personal Struggles, 'Dreamgirls' Diva Is Back With A New Album And Show | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Jennifer Holliday has a few, very simple resolutions in mind as she prepares for the new year. “I want to laugh more; I want to live more,” t...

Whitney Houston's Pained and Persistent Dignity Sparkles on "His Eye Is on the Sparrow"

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 08.20.2012 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

With Sparkle and "His Eye Is on the Sparrow," Whitney Houston may not have regained her voice, but she reclaimed her gospel youth, her class and an appearance of pained but persistent dignity.

Original Broadway 'Dreamgirl' To Make Apollo Debut

Posted 01.12.2012 | Black Voices

Tony Award-winning actress Jennifer Holliday is set to make her Apollo debut on February 1 during the opening night of the theater's 78th season of Am...

Happy Birthday, Broadway Legend Jennifer Holliday! (LISTEN)

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

She is the the Tony Award and Grammy Award-winnng Broadway legend who started Hollywood's obsession with "big girls". Before Jennifer Hudson, before Q...

Dreamgirls Gets a Facelift

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

From the very first beats of Henry Krieger's score, the new staging of Dreamgirls roars out of the opening gate and never slows down.