Cynthia Erivo Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 7:30pm at Ridgefield Playhouse

On September 16 with Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner Cynthia Erivo (Broadway’s The Color Purple).  .  She’s on the verge of super stardom with 2 movies several movies about to be released and a major one to begin filming in the fall based on the life of Harriet Tubman. She will be performing a night of pop hits and Broadway classics on September 16 at 7:30pm — and it may be the last chance to see this incredible singer perform live for a while!

Cynthia Erivo rose to fame with her star-making performance as Celie in the hit Broadway revival of The Color Purple, earning Tony, Grammy and Emmy Awards all in the same year! Backed by a 5-piece band, Erivo will sing Broadway and pop songs from shows and artists including The Color Purple, The Wiz, Annie Lennox, Etta James, The Beatles, Aerosmith, Aretha Franklin, Ariana Grande and more! A new name to many at the time of her debut in The Color Purple, the Nigerian-British actor and singer quickly caught the attention of Broadway fans, critics and celebrities alike. Oprah Winfrey, Anna Wintour, and Diane Von Furstenburg are just a few of those who sing Erivo’s praises, with Oprah calling Erivo’s performance as Celie “transcendent.” Erivo performed alongside John Legend at the 2017 Grammy Awards and performed at The 39th annual Kennedy Center Honors for an audience including President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama

 

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