MIAC Live: Leslie Odom, Jr.

leslie odom, jr.
Saturday, March 26, 2022 - 7:30 pm
Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center
Leslie Odom, Jr. is a multifaceted, award-winning vocalist, songwriter, author, and actor. With a career that spans all performance genres, he has received recognition with Tony and Grammy Awards as well as Emmy and, most recently, two Academy Award nominations for his excellence and achievements in Broadway, television, film, and music. Odom currently stars and performs the songs of legendary singer Sam Cooke in the critically acclaimed Amazon film adaptation of the Olivier Award-nominated play One Night in Miami, directed by Regina King. He has performed at the White House, Super Bowl, and on hallowed stages such as Lincoln Center, Rockefeller Center, and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Odom can also be heard voicing the character of Owen Tillerman in the Apple TV+ animated musical-comedy series Central Park, for which he received a 2020 Emmy nomination, as well as captivating audiences as Aaron Burr in the filmed musical performance of the original Broadway production of Hamilton, released in 2020 on Disney+. He will perform at the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the MIAC box office website.