Click the video above to hear a message from Capathia Jenkins, vocalist on Asheville Symphony’s New Year’s Eve: She’s Got Soul on December 31!
A Brooklyn-born actress and soul singer, Capathia Jenkins is widely known for her outstanding performances on and off Broadway, having starred in several productions such as the Disney production of Newsies, The Civil War, Godspell, The Look of Love, and many more. She also performed in (mis)Understanding Mammy: The Hattie McDaniel Story which earned her a Drama Desk nomination.
In addition to her impressive stage career, Capathia Jenkins is a highly sought-after concert artist. She has performed with various orchestras worldwide, including the Cleveland Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, National Symphony, and Hong Kong Philharmonic.
She has also appeared on several popular TV shows such as 30 Rock, The Practice, Law & Order SVU, The Sopranos, and Law & Order, and in the 2012 film Musical Chairs. Her voice can be heard on the film soundtracks for Nine, Chicago, and Legally Blonde 2.
She joins your Asheville Symphony, along with a trio of backup singers for this year’s New Year’s Eve: She’s Got Soul. Get swept into 2024 with soul, symphony and style!
Header image from Carnegie Hall Sophisticated Ladies NYPops, courtesy of Capathia Jenkins.