Soulful songstress, actress and performer Stephanie Mills performs Sept. 21 at North Central College.
The performance begins at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, in North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Tickets are $60, $50 and $45; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
Mills is a Grammy and American Music Award-winning recording artist with six Gold albums and 10 Billboard No. 1 singles, including “I've Never Known Love Like this Before,” “Home” and “What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin’.”
She began singing gospel in church in her native Brooklyn and by age 9 Mills was mesmerizing crowds in her Broadway musical debut “Maggie Flynn.” During her first Broadway performance, Mills shared the stage with co-stars Shirley Jones and the late Jack Cassidy.
Signed to MCA Records, Mills recorded a string of hit singles and albums including the 1987 album “If I Were Your Woman,” which reached No. 1 on the R&B Album chart and was a Top 30 pop best-seller.
Since Mills began touring again in 2001, she has shared stages with such artists such as The O’Jays, Teddy Pendergrass, The Isley Brothers, Carl Thomas, Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys, Babyface and others.
North Central College’s 2013-2014 Fine and Performing Arts Season is partially sponsored by USG Corporation and a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. Season supporters include BMO Harris, Bulley & Andrews, Casa by Charleston, Grant Thornton, J.P. Morgan, Main Street Promenade, Marquette Properties, Nicor Gas, Ryan Hill Realty, Turner Construction Company, U.S. Bank Private Client Reserve and Water Street Development.