FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The iconic group The Whispers have been recording and performing since the early ’60s with classic hits “Rock Steady,” “Keep on Loving Me” and “As the Beat Goes.”
More than 40 years of R&B and pop favorites later, spanning more than three dozen albums, the group has achieved numerous honors including seven Gold Albums, two Platinum Albums, 12 Top 20 Singles, 40 charted hits and numerous Grammy, American Music and Soul Train Award nominations.
Stephanie Mills also has an illustrious 35-year career that spans studio recordings to live concerts to Broadway, with notable hits such as “Home,” “The Power of Love,” and “What You Gonna Do With My Loving.”
Rising to fame as “the little girl with the big voice,” while starring for five years in the hit Broadway musical, “The Wiz,” Mills has become one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary music.
The Grammy and American Music Award-winning recording artist, with her ultra-soulful sound and captivating onstage energy, has had five best-selling albums and ten Billboard #1 singles.
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is presenting these dynamic artists on Friday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Au-Rene Theater. Tickets are $47.50 – $125 and available online at browardcenter.org, parkerplayhouse.com or ticketmaster.com; by phone at 954-462-0222; in person at the Parker Playhouse box office, Tuesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.; and at the Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office.
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District at 201 SW Fifth Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. The Parker Playhouse, in Holiday Park at 707 N.E. Eighth St. in Fort Lauderdale, is an affiliated venue of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, which provides programming and management of the facility.