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13 March 2010 @ 01:01 pm

Syesha Online is now officially open for business. Be sure to check it out!

 

Syesha has said that the website updated with tour info for the Dreamgirls, nationwide tour and with more pics! 

 
 
Current Music: gunfire from winchester '73 on AMC
 
 
An interesting article from the LA Times Blog...



So you think performing in front of Simon Cowell sounds like a stress fest?

Well, you’re right. That’s just about the worst. But opening in “Dreamgirls” in front of an audience that included the three original Dreamgirls – Jennifer Holliday, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Loretta Devine – runs a close second. (Though they’re a wee bit nicer.)

“Tonight was really scary,” “American Idol” alum Syesha Mercado said after “Dreamgirls” opened Tuesday night at the Ahmanson Theatre. Season 7's second runner-up had just arrived at the after-party at downtown L.A.’s J Restaurant and Lounge shortly before the divalicious hour of 1 a.m.

“I’m having a little trouble breathing,” she said. “I was backstage hyperventilating, so during the second act, they had to bring an oxygen tank backstage. It was amazing just to get through tonight. With everybody who was out there, it was very nerve-wracking.”

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Current Mood: busy
 
 
06 January 2010 @ 09:00 pm
Happy New Year!

We've made a few changes, mainly in the header department (do take a gander, if you dare) and we've got some pictures from a photoshoot Syesha did.



The rest under the cut...Collapse )

Also. Over at Sye's Twitter: "FREE tixs to 10,000th follower for my #Chicago House of Blues Concert Jan. 25th I'm Headlining & singing Original Music.Get your tixs now! :)"

So if you're interested, follow her and be sure to RT that and get the word out! Maybe YOU will be her 10,000 follower!


 
 
Current Mood: cheerfulcheerful
 
 
02 December 2009 @ 02:13 pm
From AINow.org

Season seven "American Idol" finalist Syesha Mercado is taking on the role of Deena Jones in the new "Dreamgirls" production. "Dreamgirls" is playing at the Apollo Theater in New York City until December 12th, when the national tour gets underway!

Back in October we had the chance to have a question and answer session with Syesha. But somehow the interview managed to get misplaced. So here is our delayed, yet still relevant, Q&A with Syesha!


Let's talk about the "Dreamgirls" production:

How did you get the role?

The Dreamgirls story has always been one of my favorites. I was lucky enough to earn the role as Deena after a year-long audition. It was a rigorous process, but the end result has been great.


"Click here for the rest of the interview..."
 
 
02 December 2009 @ 03:01 pm
There are some pretty interesting articles of Syesha's that are a worthy read. One is of USA Today's interview with her and that can be checked out here. The other article is from The Tyra Banks Show's online e-zine and that can be read here.

Also for those of you who missed Syesha at the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade last month, be sure to check out her performance with her fellow Dreamgirls! ♥

 
 
Current Mood: cheerfulcheerful
 
 
 
01 December 2009 @ 10:50 pm
Syesha tweeted last night that she'd be on The Early Show this morning and in case some of you missed it, it's up on her YouTube channel, SyeshaOnline so be sure to check it out!

 
 
Current Mood: artistic
 
 
02 August 2009 @ 12:11 pm
I made another AI7 music video - I actually started this back in April/May and got around to finishing it now...because life had issues with itself and held me back, lol. I was going to upload it on YouTube but they denied the video as per the ID tags as did Imeem with their new rules (so as of now, there is no Forever Young music video out there of the AI7ers).

So, as a sort of homage to my love of dance and my love of the AI7 and their love of dance and love for one another...heheheh...without further ramblings, JUST DANCE!





Enjoy! :)
 
 
Current Mood: geeky
Current Music: just dance ~ lady gaga
 
 
30 October 2008 @ 09:45 pm
Welcome to syesha_mercado, a community for fans of American Idol alum, singing sensation and Broadway star Syesha Mercado.