THE RYE WRAP UP: N'Kenge on Caroline or Change Revival, Berry Gordy Mentorship, and New Projects
I hope you were able to watch last night's episode of "Live With Rye" with my special guest N'Kenge, who is currently starring in the revival of Caroline or Change at Studio 54 as "The Moon." N'Kenge talks with me about the new revival, her Broadway credits, her three new projects she is producing, and SO MUCH MORE!! Caroline or Change opens at 54 Below on Wednesday, October 27th.
The New York Post calls N'Kenge "Electrifying" in the role of Mary Wells in Broadway's hottest new show MOTOWN: The Musical. N'Kenge made her Broadway debut in Sondheim on Sondheim alongside Barbara Cook, Vanessa Williams, and Norm Lewis and starred in The Genius of Ray Charles, where she made her West End debut. Variety has hailed her as "a sensational powerhouse of a singer packed in a lithe body."
A native New Yorker, she just returned from starring in the World Tour of the Michael Jackson Tribute Show. N'Kenge graduated from both the prestigious Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music. N'Kenge made her Carnegie Hall debut with the New York Pops Orchestra, where NY Times called her "a classically trained diva that can stretch from Broadway, Pop Soul to Opera. N'Kenge's debut EP TAKE ME OFF, produced by Kerry Gordy, son of Motown Legend Berry Gordy, is available on iTunes worldwide.
Watch this episode to hear about her experience with the revival of Caroline or Change and starring as the moon and why this will be a show you won't want to miss! Hear tips and tricks on what to wear and techniques to use during an audition--first impressions are everything! You will also hear more about the creation of Black Butterfly, a new television series which she created and wrote. It is a production that is inspired by her and her mother's life. "The concept of this show is that dreams don't have deadlines."
To hear more tips from N'Kenge make sure to tune into Tuesday nights episode of "Live with Rye!" below! So many great things in this interview, and if you want to see more about N'Kenge, visit her website by clicking here.
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