The Simply Myrna revue has added two of Jamaica’s most loved local and international recording artistes- the inimitable John Holt and Ernie Smith – to turn up heat on the already sizzling tempo of the annual musical extravaganza. The show which has earned its place as a staple on Jamaica’s entertainment calendar is scheduled to return to the Courtleigh Auditorium venue in New Kingston on Saturday, March 9 where it has been staged for the last two years. For the first time, the event will spread its wings to the Parish of Manchester to allow the music fans to experience the revue at the Golf View Hotel on Saturday, March 16. Both shows will commence at 8:00 p.m., with pre-show cocktails at 7:00 p.m.
The show, which continues to enjoy rave media reviews as a high caliber event with world class entertainment, is being staged under the distinguished patronage of Professor Sir Kenneth Hall and Lady Hall.Known for bringing a special energy on stage with her versatility and sassy temperament, the acclaimed cabaret singer Myrna Hague, will again play the starring role at both shows, as she invites her male counterparts as special guests, with John Holt on the Kingston leg of the show and Ernie Smith sharing the stage with her in Mandeville. Ace musicians Marjorie Whylie and drummer Desi Jones will lead the musical accompaniment, under the direction of arranger and conductor, Ralph Holding Jr.
Sponsors of the show are: The Gleaner Company Limited, Mega Mart in Kingston and Mandeville, Jamaica National, KLAS Sport Radio FM, Kool FM, CVM TV, the Spanish Court Hotel, Isle Chix, Golf View Hotel, Stage Records and The Piano House.
Tickets for the show are at a cost of $3,500 and are available at Music Mart on South Avenue and at the Golf View Hotel in Mandeville.