|Experience the life of Newport News native Ella Fitzgerald through song as the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center opens its 2021-2022 season next week. Female vocalists from across Hampton Roads lead a musical journey through Ella’s most memorable performances in a live production of “I Am Ella” on Friday, September 10. |
The show, produced by Kensie Butler, was first brought to the center’s Ella Fitzgerald Stage in 2016, receiving rave reviews. Local vocalists, including Nakia Madry-Smith, Michon David, Titus Dudley, Ahisa Henry-Johnson, Joselyn Best and other talent from across Southeastern Virginia will leave audiences in awe. Guests will also enjoy a special appearance by Brittany Wright.
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased on the I am Ella Eventbrite page. The Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center is located at 2410 Wickham Avenue. For more information, please visit www.downinggross.org or 757-247-8950.
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