She fought for civil rights. She fought for women’s rights. She won eighteen Grammy Awards. She appeared on the Billboard charts 112 times making her the most charted female artist in history. She was the Queen of Soul.
Featuring a trio of Broadway’s top vocalists (“Come From Away,” “Kinky Boots,” ”The Book of Mormon”), RESPECT is the story of Aretha Franklin and the second half of the twentieth century in America. Her music, her activism, her faith, her strength are woven into the fabric of our history. “Respect: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin” celebrates the singer, the icon, the leader, the woman.