(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Centenary Stage Company’s 2021-22 Curtain Up! Gala performance, CeCe Teneal: Portrait of a Queen, a tribute to Aretha Franklin will be held on Saturday, October 2 at 8:00pm in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center. This concert tribute is performed with interpretation by award-winning songstress CeCe Teneal. All of Aretha Franklin’s greatest hits from her 50+ years in the music industry will be performed, including Chain of Fools, Natural Woman, Think, Bridge Over Troubled Water, and Respect.
CeCe Teneal has travelled the world performing and has opened the stage for talents such as Buddy Guy, Joe Cocker, Johnny Lang, and the legendary B.B. King among others. Her original sound has earned her fans across the globe and her music video “Eleanor Rigby” was exclusively premiered on the Huffington Post. Teneal has been nominated for three Independent Music Awards and won the 2011 Best Gospel Song for “I Heard You Praying” and Best R&B Album. Other accolades include the 2015 Touch the Mic “Muse” Award, and the 2017 Orlando Legacy Award. After touring as the leading lady for B.B. King’s Blues Club musical production on board Holland A Queen”.
This performance will be the first of many for Centenary Stage Company’s 2021-22 Season and tickets are on sale now and can be purchased on-line at centenarystageco.org or by phone by calling the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979-0900.
Tickets are $27.50 each and increase by $5.00 the day of the performance. If you are unable to view the concert in-person, a live stream link is available for purchase for $10.00.
For more information or to reserve visit centenarystageco.org or call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979 – 0900. The Centenary Stage Company box office is open Monday through Friday from 1:00pm – 5:00pm and two hours prior to all performances. The box office is located in the Lackland Performing Arts Center on the campus of Centenary University at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ. Centenary Stage Company can also be found across social media platforms; Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Like and follow to receive the latest in CSC news and special offers.
Centenary Stage Company remains committed to the health and safety of our community and adheres to all requirements set forth by the State of New Jersey. For more information regarding CSC COVID-19 policies and policy updates, visit centenarystageco.org/faq.
The 2021-22 season of performing arts events at the Centenary Stage Company is made possible through the generous support of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the NJ State Council on the Arts, the Shubert Foundation, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, the Sandra Kupperman Foundation, the John and Margaret Post Foundation, and CSC corporate sponsors, including Platinum Season Sponsor The House of the Good Shepherd, Silver Sponsors Hackettstown Medical Center Atlantic Health System, Home Instead Senior Care (Washington), and Fulton Bank, and Centenary Stage Company members and supporters.