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"SHOW-STOPPING: HER ASTONISHING VOICE AND FIERCE ACTING CHOPS SHOULD CATAPULT HER TO STARDOM"

-CHICAGO SUN-TIMES 

ARETHA FRANKLIN: QUEEN OF SOUL

STARRING DONICA LYNN

Award-winning Chicago Dreamgirl Donica Lynn triumphs in an awe-inspiring homage to the legendary Aretha Franklin. Lynn earned critcal accalim, as well as Chicago’s Jeff Award and Black Theatre Alliance Award for her heart-wrenching performance in Dreamgirls. Chicago Tribune named her among the Chicagoans of the Year, citing “Lynn has stepped up to Chicago stardom.” Most amazingly, Lynn is a two-time brain tumor survivor, currently battling a third cancerous tumor. Her intimate stories of perserverance and Aretha’s soul-stirring music combine for a deeply spiritual and moving celebration. Uplifting signature songs include, “Respect,” “Think,” and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman.”

CHOOSE YOUR PERFORMANCE of ARETHA FRANKLIN: QUEEN OF SOUL
  • DATE: February 28, 2018 7:30 pm, 7:30:pm 7:30 pm
    VENUE: Metropolis
    CITY: Arlington Heights, IL
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Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul starring Donica Lynn

DATE: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2017
TIME: 8:00pm
VENUE: GOVERNOR’S STATE CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS
CITY:  UNIVERSITY PARK, IL
TICKETS: 708-534-5000

Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul starring Donica Lynn

DATE: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2018
TIME: 7:30pm
VENUE: METROPOLIS
CITY:  ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL
TICKETS: 847-577-2121

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DONICA LYNN

Chicago Sun-Times calls her “Show-stopping: Her astonishing voice and fierce acting chops should catapult her to stardom.” Donica Lynn earned critcal accalim, as well as Chicago’s Jeff Award and Black Theatre Alliance Award for her heart-wrenching performance as Effie White in Dreamgirls. Most amazingly, Lynn is a two-time brain tumor survivor, currently battling a third cancerous tumor. For her courageous artistry, Chicago Tribune named her among the Chicagoans of the Year. Other theatre credits include: Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Willie Mae), The Color Purple (Church Soloist), Hair (Dionne), Hairspray (Dynamite), Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida (Nehebka), Footloose (Rusty), Barnum (Joice Heth), Confessions of a P.I.M.P. (opposite Andre DeSheilds), Lady in Denmark, Duke Ellington’s Queenie Pie, Throughly Modern Millie, Once On Ths Island, and A Wonder in My Soul. Television: Chicago Fire. Concerts: Aretha Franklin: Queen fo Soul. As a recording artist, Donica has performed, recorded, lent backgrounds vocals, and toured with artists including Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, New Kids on the Block, Natalie Cole, and Gladys Knight.