Singer, movie actress and TV Star of the show "Touched By an Angel", Della Reese, is coming to Cincinnati to take part in a special lecture series.
Reese is replacing recording star Gladys Knight who had to drop out of the SmartTalk event that will take place on May 17th at the Aronoff.
"Naturally, we are disappointed that Ms. Gladys Knight will not be appearing with us in Cincinnati this year, but our patrons will be thrilled with the noteworthy replacement we have secured in Della Reese. We wish Ms. Knight success with her ongoing Las Vegas headliner act and hope to bring her back to the Cincinnati market soon," said Karen Menke, Chairwoman, SMARTTALK Media.
Event officials say ticket holders may use their original Gladys Knight tickets for the Della Reese event on May 17th. No new tickets will be issued. Ticket holders are being contacted by e-mail and mail. For more information about tickets you can visit: www.CincinnatiArts.ORG, or by phoning, (513) 621-ARTS , or the Aronoff Center Ticket Office.
For more information about the other speakers scheduled to speak at the SmartTalk event, visit: www.smarttalkwomen.com.