During the first hour of this year’s Uncle Dan’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, you’ll be able to catch a preview of Black Ensemble Theater‘s “Women of Soul.”  Watch on WGN or WGN America, or become an individual sponsor to watch their performance (and a host of others) from our TV Zone!

The show runs at the Black Ensemble Theater from October 28 to January 13. With a special salute to the undeniable Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin – you do not want to miss this celebratory tribute to some of the most powerful Women of Soul to ever grace the stage.  The show honors some of our greatest voices past and present while embracing many different genres of the Soulful Sound with tributes to Mahalia JacksonWhitney Houston, Natalie Cole, Donna Summer, Etta James, Anita Baker, Diana Ross, Janet Jackson, Mavis Staples, Janis Joplin, Jill Scott and that’s just to name a few!   And of course, we have to give you a little Gladys, Dionne, and Patti.  This is a once in a lifetime musical masterpiece that you will want to experience over and over again!  Find out more about the show and get tickets at https://blackensembletheater.org/blog/be-event/women-of-soul/.