On Wednesday, January 17, 2018, the multifaceted performer Leslie Odom, Jr. will bring his charismatic musical show to the Sem Kirby stage.
He has most recently been seen in the blockbuster Broadway musical “Hamilton,” for which he won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical in the role of Aaron Burr. He is a Grammy Award-winner as a principal soloist on “Hamilton’s” original Broadway Cast Recording, which won the 2015 award for Best Musical Theater Album.
Odom, Jr. made his Broadway debut at the age of 17 in “Rent” before heading to Carnegie Mellon University’s prestigious School of Drama, where he graduated with honors. He is the recipient of a 2002 Princess Grace Award for Acting, which is dedicated to identifying emerging talent in theater, dance and film.
Additional theatre credits include “Leap of Faith” on Broadway, for which he won the 2012 Astaire Award for Outstanding Male Dancer on Broadway and was nominated for a Drama League Award; the 2014 musical “Venice,” which also played at The Public Theater; and the Encores! Off Center production of “Tick, Tick... Boom!” which was his first time working with “Hamilton” creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Now, at the peak of his career, he makes his way to Kingston where you won’t want to miss this incredible performance that is sure to soothe your post-holiday woes!
We know you love your home at B' nai B' rith Apartments in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, but it’s important to stay active and involved in your community. Attending this event is the perfect chance for you to journey outside your comfort zone to meet new people and seek new opportunities.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018—7:30 PM
Event Venue Location:
Kirby Center for Creative Arts
260 N Sprague Avenue
Kingston, Pennsylvania 18704