Whitney – Queen of the Night
Whitney – Queen of the Night is a powerhouse performance that is a true celebration of the late, vibrant Whitney Houston. Shanice Smith takes on the role of Whitney providing an unforgettable performance for audience members.
An award-winning production, Queen of the Night’s Smith follows in the footsteps of Leona Lewis and Adele.
A magical rollercoaster of a performance, Whitney – Queen of the Night, provides a journey through three decades of hits from Whitney, including all of your favorite songs, including: I Will Always Love You, Run to You, One Moment in Time and I Wanna Dance With Somebody, among dozens of others.
Whitney, the world’s most awarded female artist, is remembered in a touching performance that will bring tears to the eyes of Whitney fans the world over. The legacy of Whitney was cut short when she died in 2012.
Houston, a native of Newark, New Jersey sold over 200 million records throughout the world. She released two soundtrack albums and seven studio albums. A rarity in the music world, all of her albums have received a gold or higher certification. Numerous albums received diamond certification.
Whitney Houston, her debut album, was her rise to fame with Rolling Stone stating that Houston had one of the most “exciting new voices in years.” The magazine wasn’t wrong as Houston rose to fame.
Smith takes on the difficult role of filling the shoes of one of music’s most iconic singers. She is required to switch costumes 10 times during the performance. She is accompanied with a superb group of supporting singers that have vocals that are on par with Smith.
Her rendition of Whitney is world class, but no one sounds just like Whitney. It’s an experience to remember, and Smith gets as close to Whitney as anyone can.
As the curtain opens, audience members are greeted with a full live band that offers some of the industry’s best on piano and the saxophone. The entire experience is live making the night a special one for audience members.
Standing ovations are the norm at the show while audience members often provide their own backup vocals as they sing along to some of the best songs of the 80s.
Whitney – Queen of the Night is a two-hour show that includes intervals. The show is a true tribute to Whitney with a powerful performance that will have audience members on their feet the entire time.