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Ash2Brown Entertainment Presents Marilyn Ashford-Brown's Three Sassy Ladies...

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Bowie Center for the Performing Arts

15200 Annapolis Road

Bowie, MD 20715

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A SOULFUL EVENING OF JAZZ-SOUL, R&B W/SPECIAL GUEST, DEXTER WANSEL BRINGING THE SOUNDS OF PHILADELPHIA! FEATURED GUEST VOCALISTS, JULIA NIXON AND TONYA LYNETTE.

Last May 2016 was the very first Production of Marilyn Ashford-Brown's Three Sassy Ladies...For days, weeks and even months the event was all the buzz. It was a very special and exciting evening of soulful-Jazz, R&B accompanied by the Clarence Knight Orchestra. After such an overwhelming demand for another event, Three Sassy Ladies will return on Sunday, April 23rd. The 2017 production is guaranteed to leave you feeling TRULY, rejuvenated by the extraordinary sounds of the three sassy ladies. Soul-blues vocalist, Julia Nixon has made a name for herself both nationally and internationally, especially here in our Nations Capitol. For many years, much like Roberta Flack, Nixon performed at Mr. Henry's in Wahington, D. C.'s Adams Morgan. This will be her first performance with the Three Sassy Ladies production and she will deliver! Tonya Lynette is a native of the city of brotherly love Philadelphia, Pa. She performs locally in Philadelphia and its surrounding areas. Her performance in 2016 was amazing prompting another invitation to perform this year. The Sassy and independent recording artist, Marilyn Ashford-Brown will render another performance of some of her recorded originals from her 5 cd's including some cover songs. But, she's so excited about her very special guest star and good friend, the Life On Mars man himself, Dexter Wansel formerly, of Philadelphia International Records. Wansel was very instrumental in creating the sounds of Philadelphia alongside Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. He was also, very instrumental in Marilyn Ashford-Brown's professional recording career which featured her vocals on such recordings with Pieces of A Dream's, Forever Lasting Love and Fo Five Fo. She is also featured on a recording with the late, Lou Rawls on a track titled, In The Night. Many of Wansel's achievements included his co-songwriter, Cynthia Biggs. Together they wrote many hits including Nights Over Egypt for the Jones Girls...If Only You Knew for Patti LaBelle and Living All Alone for the late, Phyllis Hyman just to name a few. Wansel will perfom some of the very popular music which helped to create the magical sounds of Philadelphia including his legendary, smash hit titled, Sweetest Pain and much, much more. But, you'll have to be there to experience the incredibly, magical "Sounds of Philadelphia" and these amazing Three Sassy Ladies! A Must See Show, Hosted by Tony Richards.

SPECIAL PRICING FOR SENIORS AND VETERANS.

A PORTION OF THE PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO THE BOWIE INTERFAITH FOOD PANTRY AN ORGANIZATION WHICH FEEDS THE HUNGRY.

TICKET SALES END AT 4:00 P.M. ON THE EVENING OF EVENT...THE COST AT THE DOOR IS $40.00 PER PERSON.

IMPORTANT SEATING INFORMATION:

WHEN CHOOSING SEATS BE ADVISED THAT THERE ARE ONLY 2 ISLES INSIDE OF THE THEATER, i.e. (WHEN YOU ENTER THE THEATER, YOU WILL ONLY SEE 2 ISLES TO GO DOWN IN ORDER TO GET TO YOUR PURCHASED SEATS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE ACCESS TO THE HANDICAP SEATING OFF TO THE SIDES). THE ISLES ARE LOCATED ON EACH SIDE OF THE CENTER SEATS. ONLY THE CENTER SEATS HAS ENTRANCES FROM BOTH SIDES. THE SIDE SEATS LOCATED OFF TO THE FAR LEFT AND FAR RIGHT OF THEATER ONLY HAS (1) ENTRANCE LOCATED ON THE ISLE CLOSEST TO THE CENTER SEATS. THE LAST SEAT OF EACH SIDE ROWS ARE NEXT TO THE WALL, BUT ALL HAVE GOOD VIEWS OF THE STAGE. TO REITERATE, ONLY THE CENTER SEATS HAS ENTRANCES ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ISLE.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY: THIS THEATER OFFERS HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY AND RAMP

Note: Anyone in need of handicap accessibility can be assigned to these seating areas by the staff at the BCFPA on evening of event. However, there are a limited amount of seats available. The outer seats rows K and Q each has 1 set of wheelchair w/companion seating. The Center Row Q has 3 sets of Wheelchair w/companion seating, a total of 6 seats.

ALL PURCHASES FOR THIS EVENT ARE NON-REFUNDABLE UNLESS EVENT IS CANCELLED, THEN A REFUND WILL BE ISSUED.

PLEASE PRINT AND BRING YOUR RECEIPTS TO THE EVENT WITH YOU TO CLAIM YOUR SEATS...ALL TICKET PURCHASE WILL BE HELD IN WILL CALL ON DAY OF EVENT, SO PLEASE BE SURE TO BRING YOUR TICKET WITH YOU.

SENIORS & VETERANS:

BRING YOUR RECEIPT AND VALID I.D. TO VERIFY PROOF OF VALIDATION FOR DISCOUNTS.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Free Parking

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Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

ONLY A LIMITED AMOUNT OF SEATS HAVE BEEN MADE AVAILABLE FOR SENIORS/VETERANS ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. DISCOUNTED TICKETS ARE FOR SENIORS 65 AND UP AND VETERANS. YOU MUST SHOW A VALID I.D. ON DAY OF EVENT AS QUALIFICATION VERIFICATION.

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The Venue Does Not Allow Food or Beverages of Any kind.

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