Centenary Stage Company presents CeCe Teneal: Divas of Soul, a blend of sounds and melodies inspired by Aretha Franklin, telling a story of culture and generational history, for one night only March 18 at 8 p.m. This performance will take place in The Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center on the campus of Centenary University at 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown.
Tickets on sale now for $30 and $35 the day of the event. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit centenarystageco.org or call the Centenary Stage Company box office at 908 - 979 - 0900.
Having performed at the 2021 Curtain Up! Gala at CSC which featured her show Portrait of a Queen, Teneal started as a cover band artist with a country girl energy and influences of jazz and funk. She has performed in over 40 countries with Buddy Guy, Joe Cocker, Johnny Lang, Betty Wright, Cameo, Robert Randolph & the Family Band and the legendary B.B. King.
An award-winning songstress with roots in blues and soul, Teneal has been nominated for four Independent Music Awards and claimed the title for 2011 Best Gospel Song ("I Heard You Prayin") and 2011 Best R&B Album (Train from Osteen), as well as 2018 Best Soul/Funk/Fusion Song ("Danger"). Other accolades include the 2008-2010 Orlando Best Live Band, the 2017 Orlando Music Trailblazer Award, and the honor of being chosen as the halftime headliner for the 2019 Citrus Bowl.
The 2022-23 Season of Performing Arts events at the Centenary Stage Company is made possible through the generous support of 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, the CSC corporate sponsors, including Platinum Season Sponsor the House of the Good Shepherd, Silver Sponsors Hackettstown Medical Center Atlantic Health System, Heath Village, Visions Federal Credit Union, and Fulton Bank, and Centenary Stage Company members and supporters.