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Conquering Broadway And MS

Feb 25, 2014

Jennifer Holliday, the original "Dreamgirl," has known a lot of good times and some rough ones, too. 

Singer Jennifer Holliday joins Steve Kraske in the studio for Up to Date.
Credit Beth Lipoff / KCUR

She became a star on Broadway in the production of Dreamgirls, but in the years since, she's depression and faced an ongoing struggle with multiple sclerosis.

On Tuesday's Up to Date, we talk with her about about her music, her life and why they call her “The Queen of Broadway Gospel.”


  • Jennifer Holliday, Grammy and Tony award-winning singer


Jennifer Holliday will be the keynote speaker at 11 a.m. on Wednesday February 26 for the MS Society’s On the Move Luncheon at The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets for On The Move are available at, by calling 913-432-3926, or at the door.