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The following was posted on Playbill.com on December 3, 2015

Jennifer Holliday Will Perform in One-Night-Only Benefit Concert

By Joe Gambino

Tony and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday will perform in Broadway Names with Julie James Live Jan. 18, 2016, at 8 PM at 42West at the OUT Hotel in Manhattan. Ticket sales will benefit Arts For All.

Broadway Names with Julie James Live is presented by Jacob Langfelder in partnership with Arts For All.

Holliday will be joined by special guests to be announced at a later date.

Holliday won the 1982 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance as Effie Melody White in Dreamgirls. She has also appeared on Broadway in Your Arms Too Short to Box with God, Grease and Chicago.

James is program director of Sirius XM Radio’s “On Broadway” and “Metropolitan Opera” radio station. She hosts “Broadway Names with Julie James,” where she “takes her listeners on the town, backstage and into the studio for fun, lively conversations with the biggest and best of Broadway and beyond.”

According to their website, “Arts For All offers accessible artistic opportunities to children in the New York City area who face socio-economic, physical, or emotional barriers to exploring the arts. Through Arts For All, professional artists work with youth organizations to build self-confidence, self-expression, teamwork, resilience, and creativity in children.”

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