Jennifer Holliday, Broadway’s Original Dream Girl and Two-Time Grammy Award Winner, received rave reviews after her heart-wrenching duet performance of “And I’m Telling You, I’m Not Going” on American Idol’s 11th Season Finale with teen sensation, Jessica Sanchez.
Our Legendary Dream Girl, is set to capture the hearts of critics and fans again by releasing her first gospel music video for her single, “God Is Faithful”. The Song was written by Keith A.Williams of the EMP Music Group and is featured on her new gospel EP by the same name. “God Is Faithful”, which is currently available as a digital download on CDBaby.com.
Holliday is also proud to announce that she will be reprising her Tony Award winning role as Effie “Melody” White in the stage musical production of Dream Girls at The Muny Theater in St. Louis, Missouri from July 16th through July 22nd 2012!
“I am thrilled to recreate my beloved Effie for this stage production and introduce her to a whole new generation. It’s been 30 years since Dream Girls first opened at the Imperial Theater on Broadway in 1981. I am so grateful to The MUNY for this once in a lifetime opportunity,” says Holliday.
Other artist cast to perform in the upcoming production of Dream Girls are Demetria McKinney (House of Payne) playing Deana Jones and Christopher Jackson( In The Heights) playing Curtis Taylor, Jr.! Tickets are on sale now atMUNY.org.
Church and Community are very important to Jennifer! She now resides in Atlanta and is an active member of The Mount Welcome Baptist Church of Decatur, where Rev. Darryl D. Roberts is the senior pastor. She also received an Honorary Doctorate from Berklee College of Music in Boston and recently founded a Book Scholarship Fund through The UNCF in honor of her dear friend and fellow thespian, the late Yolanda Denise King. The scholarship has awarded 2 students (Fall2012) with The Yolanda D. King “Achieving The Dream” Book Scholarship Fund.
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