Leslie Odom Jr.
TPAC's Polk Theater
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The Tony and Grammy Award-winning singer Leslie Odom Jr., who originated the role of ‘Aaron Burr’ in the Broadway production of “Hamilton,” will perform at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s James K. Polk Theater on August 15, 2017.
The multi-faceted performer won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his performance in “Hamilton” and a Grammy Award as a principal soloist on the musical’s Original Broadway Cast Recording, which won the 2015 award for Best Musical Theater Album.
Odom, Jr. originated the role of “Burr” in a sold-out run at The Public Theater in 2015, earning a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical and a Lucille Lortel Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical. He 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.
August, 15 @ 7:30 pm