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(CANCELLED) Classy & Sassy: A Lena Horne Tribute - Julia Breanetta Simpson
Presented By The Duplex
Thursday, March 26th at 7:00pm EST
Online sale ends: 03/26/20 at 5:30pm EST
The Duplex Cabaret Theatre
61 Christopher Street (at the Corner of 7th Avenue)
New York, NY 10014
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Description

“Classy & Sassy: A Lena Horne Tribute” created and performed by Julia Breanetta Simpson pays homage to the indefatigable Lena Horne. Ms. Horne was an iconic singer, dancer, actress, and political and Civil Rights activist. Her career which spanned the better part of 70 years began at the age of 16 in the chorus line at the world-famous Cotton Club. She appeared in such musical films as Stormy Weather and Cabin in the Sky, and lit up the Broadway stage in the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music.


“Classy & Sassy” explores the music that Ms. Horne said was “first my refugee and then my salvation.he ” “Classy & Sassy” honors and celebrates Ms. Horne’s inspiring life and enduring career. Ms. Simpson is joined by a world class quartet lead by Mario E. Sprouse on piano. With Sly Scott (Woodwinds), Tony Lewis (Drums/Percussion) and Hilliard Greene (Bassist).


 

JULIA BREANETTA SIMPSON is an Actress and Singer who has appeared around the country at Regional, Dinner and Stock Theatres in productions of Ain't Misbehavin', Dreamgirls, For Colored Girls, One Mo' Time, Purlie, and Tintypes. Julia has performed her original one-woman shows, concerts and cabarets, in various locations in the Tri-state area, Off-Broadway and other New York City venues including New World Stages, The Triad and The Metropolitan Room. Julia’s “Harlem On My Mind” was chosen for The United Solo Theatre Festival’s 10th Anniversary Season in 2019. “Harlem On My Mind” was also recently chosen as a Top 5 Pick of the Week by ArtsWestchester.


 Julia has released two CDs “Here’s To Life!” and “Classy & Sassy: A Lena Horne Tribute.” They can both be found through her website www.breanettaproductions.com and all your favorite outlets.


$20 Ticket in Advance & a 2 Drink Minimum in the Cabaret Theatre*
$25 Ticket at the Door (plus service fee) & a 2 Drink Minimum in the Cabaret Theatre*

*Drinks Must be purchased In the Cabaret Theatre to count towards the Minimum.

Items Not Allowed
No One Under 21 Allowed
Additional Information
Doors open 30 minutes before show time. There is a 2 Drink Minimum per Person in the Cabaret Theatre

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7:00pm to 8:00pm
Doors open at 6:30pm

General Admission: $20.00

Age
21+

The Duplex Cabaret Theatre<br> 61 Christopher Street (at the Corner of 7th Avenue)<br> New York, 10014

212-989-3015

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