Linda Eder Performs in Hattiesburg

Linda Eder Performs in Hattiesburg
Linda Eder performs in Hattiesburg. Photo source WDAM

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Broadway award winning performer Linda Eder performed Saturday as part of the Festival South celebration.

The event took place at the Saenger theater in downtown Hattiesburg.

Eder made her Broadway debut in 1999 with an award winning performance in Jekyll and Hyde. She's also an accomplished recording artist releasing albums spanning from the year 1991 to 2011.

When asked about performing in Hattiesburg for the first time, Eder said she "hoped it wasn't her last". She added "I'm very impressed with everybody here. All of the musicians are fantastic and the conductor is incredible".

Overall comments left on her Facebook page suggested that the show was a success. One fan said "Thank you for an amazing show! I was enraptured" Another fan added "wow what a great evening. Linda got about 10 standing ovations (well deserved)".