An Evening with Cedric and Friends – October 22

An Evening with Cedric "The Entertainer" and friends Saturday, October 22, 2016 with headlining singer Aretha Franklin

Despite what you may have heard, Aretha Franklin has NOT canceled her performance and will be at the Peabody Opera House on October 22.
Read more from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch HERE.

Tickets on sale NOW!!!

Join us for the third annual An Evening With Cedric the Entertainer and Friends Gala, Saturday,
October 22 at the Peabody Opera House. Ticket prices are $99.50, $79.50 and $59.50.

This exciting evening, presented by World Wide Technology, Inc. will feature an unforgettable performance by the legendary 18 Grammy Award winner Aretha Franklin, followed by a comedic performance by Cedric himself.

Ms. Franklin is both a 20th and 21st century musical and cultural icon known the world over simply by her first name: Aretha. The reigning and undisputed “Queen Of Soul” has created an amazing legacy that spans an incredible six decades, from her first recording as a teenage gospel star, to her current RCA Records release, Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics.

Her many countless classics include “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” “Chain Of Fools,”
“I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)”; her own compositions “Think,” “Daydreaming” and “Call Me”; her definitive versions of “Respect” and “I Say A Little Prayer”; and global hits like “Freeway Of Love,” “Jump To It,” “I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me),” her worldwide chart-topping duet with George Michael, and “A Rose Is Still A Rose.”

Cedric the Entertainer currently stars as the quirky & funny Reverend Boyce ‘The Voice’ Ballentine in TV Land’s original hit sitcom “The Soul Man,” which he co-created and executive-produces. Cedric was most recently seen co-starring with Ice Cube in the #1-ranked box office hit "BarberShop: The Next Cut" and appeared opposite Chris Rock in the acclaimed comedy feature "Top Five." He will next be seen in the upcoming comedy feature "Why Him?" co-starring opposite Oscar nominated actors Bryan Cranston and James Franco.

The event will support the Rosetta Boyce Kyles Women’s Pavilion at SSM Health St. Mary’s, named in honor of Cedric’s mother, who lost her battle with cancer in June 2015.

SSM Health St. Mary’s is a comprehensive place for women to receive care in traditional areas of obstetrics, gynecology, breast disease and oncology care, but also in areas as diverse as sports medicine, depression and heart disease.

For more information regarding the event and tickets, please contact Tamyka Perine at 314-678-6625 or

Click HERE to read the press release.

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