Sensational and multi talented artist Leslie Odom Jr. is bringing an evening of Broadway hits to the Merrill Auditorium!
Leslie Odom Jr. was born in Queens in 1981 and is an actor and singer. He began his journey in show business at the age of 17 with the role of Paul on the smash hit Broadway rock musical Rent. He then studied drama at Pittsburgh Carnegie Mellon university and moved to Los Angeles to hone his acting and theatrical skills. In 2012, he landed the role of Isaiah Sturdevant in the Broadway musical Leap of Faith and his breakthrough came in 2015 when he joined the cast of Hamilton; the blockbuster musical about founding father Alexander Hamilton. He's received many accolades including a Princess Grace Award, a Fred and Adele Astaire Award (for Best Dancer on Broadway), a Tony Award (for Best Actor in a Musical, a Grammy Award (for Best Musical Theater Album), and a Broadway.com Audience Award (for Favorite Onstage Pair - with Lin-Manuel Miranda). He's also been nominated for a Drama League Award (Distinguished Performance), a Drama Desk Award (for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical), a Lucille Lortel Award (for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical), and another Broadway.com Audience Award (for Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical).
Don't miss your chance to see the star of the blockbuster Broadway musical Hamilton perform classics old and new from The Great White Way!