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Cruising Steady: The music & friendship of Aretha Franklin and Smokey Robinson

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Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Westminster College’s Celebrity Series brings Cruising Steady: The Music & Friendship of Aretha Franklin and Smokey Robinson to the Orr Auditorium stage at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 5.

Starring Patrice Covington from The Color Purple and Jesse Nager from Motown, Cruising Steady explores the friendship and music careers of Franklin and Robinson as told by Covington and Nager.

The show features hits such as “Respect,” “I Second The Emotion,” “Chain of Fools,” “Ooh Baby Baby,” “Natural Woman,” “My Girl” and many more.

“These singers BRILLIANTLY embody the spirits of the originals!”-Nansci Neiman-Legette, chief operating officer of Berry Gordy Productions and Motown Records.

This show is sponsored by Giant Eagle. To reserve tickets, call the Celebrity Series Box Office at 724-946-7354 or click here.