WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage and The United Tastes of America — formerly Syria Supper Club — have teamed up to co-host a memorable evening with a full Syrian dinner and live entertainment on Sunday, March 3, from 6 to 9 p.m. Held at Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road in West Orange, the dinner event will feature jazz headliner Suzzanne Douglas, and support both newly immigrated local refugee families and cutting-edge local theater.
Douglas will perform original and re-imaged jazz compositions with her quintet. Best known for her roles in “The Parent ’Hood” with Robert Townsend, “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” with Angela Bassett, and “Tap” with Savion Glover and Gregory Hines, Douglas recently finished principal photography on the feature film “Really Love,” co-starring with Blair Underwood. Douglas will appear in the upcoming Netflix limited series, “Five,” directed by Oscar-nominated Ava Duvernay.
Tickets are charged, with a portion going to support The United Tastes of America and a portion being tax-deductible. Space is limited; tickets are available at www.LunaStage.org/Dinner or by calling 973-395-5551, ext. 10. Learn more about The United Tastes of America at www.theunitedtastesofamerica.org.