An R&B Christmas at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
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Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2013-14 season with An R&B Christmas. Hosted by WCBS-FM 101.1’s “Broadway Bill Lee,” this holiday concert will feature chart-topping doo-wop and R&B artists performing their biggest hits along with some holiday favorites.
The evening’s lineup will include Charlie Thomas’ Drifters (“Under the Boardwalk,” “Up on the Roof”), The Coasters (“Yakety Yak,” “Poison Ivy”), Blue Magic featuring original lead singer Ted Wizard Mills (“Side Show”), and Shirley Alston Reeves, original lead singer of The Shirelles (“Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow”).
Venue Description: Founded in 1954, Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents outstanding performing arts and arts education programs, reflective of Brooklyn's diverse communities, at affordable prices. Each season, Brooklyn Center welcomes over 65,000 people to the 2,400 seat Walt Whitman Theatre, including up to 45,000 schoolchildren from over 300 schools who attend their SchoolTime series, one of the largest arts-in-education programs in the borough. In 2014-2015, Brooklyn Center will celebrate its 60th anniversary season, which will correspond with the opening of the new Leonard and Claire Tow Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College.