N’Kenge, who was the standby for Vanessa Williams, Leslie Kritzer and Erin Mackey and went on several times in the Broadway Musical “Sondheim on Sondheim” will be starring in her own show “Holiday Magic” at the Triad Theater Thursday December 2nd at 9:30PM and Sunday December 5th at 2:00PM. Hailed by New York Times as a “classically trained diva who can stretch from Broadway pop-soul to Opera” when she made her Carnegie Hall debut as a soloist with the New York Pops Orchestra with conductor Steve Reineke alongside other noted singers Ann Hampton Calloway, Michael Feinstein and James T Lane. N’Kenge had the honor of performing for President Barack Obama at the Commander-in-Chief’s Inaugural Ball, and sang “God Bless America” on national television for the Los Angeles Dodgers opening game, arranged by legendary Motown founder, Berry Gordy Jr.

N’Kenge, a recent graduate of the Juilliard School, is noted both for her vocal range, versatility and show-stopping stage presence. She sings in 11 languages, seven musical genres and received a Helen Hayes Awards nomination for “Outstanding Lead Actress” for 3 Mo’ Divas at Arena Stage. Other credits include starring in West End’s “The Genius of Ray Charles” at the Haymarket Theater in London. N’Kenge made her cabaret debut in her own one-woman show -“Last Diva Standing” – to a sold-out concert at the Metropolitan Room followed by “DivaLicious” at the Triad.

N’Kenge will be joined by Musical Director Charles Czarnecki (Jersey Boys) and Maxime de Toledo (Guiding Light, Metropolitan Opera) as a special guest. Charmaine Trotman is the choreographer along with special surprise dancers and Christopher Heinz on drums.

The Triad Theater is located at 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway/Columbus). Advance tickets are $15 and $20 at the Door. ($10 at the door with Student ID) Plus 2 Drink Min. To purchase advance tickets online click here or call 1-800-838-3006.