Venue Details

225 Star Starred
Saban Theatre
8440 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211
323-655-0111
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Member Tips

Susan
Business casual & dressy
info Oct 11 2009 star this tip starred
Susan
Parking lot $10
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Susan
Unknown cost, didn't buy
info Oct 11 2009 star this tip starred
Susan
Programs for the show were not handed out at all doors
info Oct 11 2009 star this tip starred
Chris
Try parking at a street meter.
info Oct 12 2009 star this tip starred
Chris
Some were VERY dressy. Others were simply nicely dressed
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.2 average rating
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80 events
48 reviews
4 stars
1 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 10 2009


From the opening act to the grand finale, the event was absolutely great. Yolanda was the openning performer, which put it all into perspective, and Faith Evans closed.

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26 events
17 reviews
14 stars
attended Oct 10 2009

The performances were incredible and the venue is great. This is my second time attending this event and it was wonderful both times. A great value, supporting a terrific cause.

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More Information

Website

http://www.divassimplysinging.com/

Description

About Divas Simply Singing!

One diva. One song. One night to touch a million lives. Created and produced by actress/singer Sheryl Lee Ralph in 1991, Divas Simply Singing! is a loving tribute to the many friends lost by HIV/AIDS. The annual benefit concert, produced in conjunction with the Diva Foundation, helps to raise money and awareness about the spread of HIV/AIDS.

With a unique blend of song, entertainment and empowerment, this oft-praised and highly-anticipated event continues to attract some of the most talented women in show business, uniting in song to fight a good fight. Diverse talents such as Patti LaBelle, Chaka Khan, Oleta Addams, Melissa Manchester, Dianne Reeves, Roberta Flack, Eartha Kitt, Nancy Wilson, Stephanie Mills, Tremaine Hawkins, Karen Clark Sheard, Fergie and many others have raised their voices in song and support of Divas Simply Singing! In 2007, the original Dreamgirls from the award-winning Broadway musical – Sheryl Lee Ralph, Jennifer Holiday and Loretta Devine – reunited on stage in song and brought the house down!

This year, Divas Simply Singing! is thrilled to partner with the Women Alive Coalition and the Sister Circle South Africa project. In the past, proceeds from the concert have benefited such organizations as Project Angel Food, Caring for Babies with AIDS, Minority AIDS Project, Safe Place for Pediatric AIDS, National Minority AIDS Council, Black AIDS Institute and AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

In 2005, Sheryl Lee Ralph was the recipient of the first Red Ribbon Leadership Award at the United Nations on World AIDS Day for her visionary and unique way of continuing to combat HIV/AIDS.

About the Ticket Supplier: Saban Theatre Beverly Hills

Formerly Wilshire Theatre Beverly Hills.