Alfreda Gerald has been rightly described as a singing "powerhouse." She is a classically trained soprano who can sing and sing well music from any genre.
She was a background vocalist for Elton John, Cher, Celine Dion, the late Whitney Houston, Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan, Earl Klugh, Isaac Hayes and more. She performed with Yanni for serveral years and was part of the legendray Yanni LIve world tour. Ms. Gerald also appeared in Tyler Perry's movie Medea's Witness Protection and sang the lead song Oh! Happy Day.
As a performer she lights up the stage with energy and presence matched by few. She quickly relates to the audience as she takes them on a musical tour with a variety guaranteed to make for a fine evening of entertainment.
To make your theater night even more special, our neighbor, Terry's Home Cooking Express at 119 West 2nd Ave. is open for dinner before our shows. The restaurant is just a half-block away.
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The Linwood Peel “Sounds of the Drifters” concerts scheduled for October 17 and 18, 2014 at The New Community Theatre in Pine Bluff have been cancelled according to Jack Stradley of the Community. “We deeply regret to cancel these engagements and make this announcement, but Linwood notified us that he will be hospitalized to undergo treatment of a heart condition in the next few days and his recuperation period will stretch into the performance times,” Stradley said. “He expects a full recovery and after recuperation we are mutually looking forward to rescheduling his show here at the Community.”
Drifters fans will remember Peel as the lead singer for the Elsbeary Hobbs Drifters of the mid-nineties. The group was famous for classic tunes such as Under The Boardwalk, Up on The Roof, On Broadway, There Goes My Baby, This Magic Moment, and Save the Last Dance for Me. “We wish Linwood a speedy recovery and look forward to making arrangements for his show at The Community Theatre in the future.
Imagine the atmosphere of an early 20th century theatre with state-of-the-art lighting, digital video, and surround sound. That's what you'll find in the meticulously renovated Community Theatre in Pine Bluff, Arkansas,
Our restoration is functionally complete, but we continue work on tweaks and details. We suspect that in a building this old, attention to tweaks and details are de rigueur activities.