Renée Elise Goldsberry
July 16 | 8:00 pm
photo by Robert Cummerow
A Schaefer Popular Series Event
Series Sponsorship provided by Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer.
Performance Sponsorship provided by Boone Area Visitors Bureau, Mast General Store, Goodnight Brothers,
SkyBest Communications, Inc., Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Vincent Properties, and Appalachian Home Care LLC.
Renée Elise Goldsberry is a multi-hyphenate actress and singer who has delivered award-winning performances both on Broadway and the screen. She is perhaps best known for her role as Angelica Schuyler in the musical phenomenon Hamilton, which received rave reviews across the board and has become a cultural touchstone for the ages. Renée’s performance earned her a Tony Award, Grammy Award, Drama Desk Award, and Lucille Lortel Award. In July 2021, she was nominated for an Emmy Award for the Disney+ film adaptation. Renée also starred on Broadway in The Color Purple, The Lion King (Nala), and RENT (Mimi), was a regular in the popular soap opera One Life to Live (she won two Daytime Emmys), and is currently on Tina Fey’s Peacock network hit musical comedy, Girls5eva. Renée’s set covers music from Hamilton, RENT, The Lion King, The Color Purple, other Broadway numbers, and a tribute to the great Aretha Franklin.
LOCATION: Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts, 733 Rivers St., Boone, NC 28608
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact the Box Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-841-2787 or 828-262-4046.
ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT: Appalachian is committed to providing an inclusive experience for individuals with disabilities. If accommodations are needed in order to fully participate on the basis of a disability, contact the Office of Disability Resources (828.262.3056). It is recommended that accommodation requests be made two weeks prior to the event.
POPULAR SERIES PACKAGE*: $160 (SAVE $20)*
Includes 4 Schaefer Popular Series events: esperanza spalding in Concert, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Postmodern Jukebox: The Grand Reopening Tour, and Boz Scaggs: Out of the Blues Tour 2022.
*Offer applies to adult tickets only and does not include Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives or Boz Scaggs VIP packages. Offer expires July 9.
Saturday, July 16, 2022 | 8pm
Doors open at 7pm
ABOUT RENÉE ELISE GOLDSBERRY
Renée Elise Goldsberry is a multi-hyphenate actress and singer who has delivered award-winning performances both on Broadway and the screen.
She is perhaps best known for her role as Angelica Schuyler in the musical phenomenon Hamilton, which received rave reviews across the board and has become a cultural touchstone for the ages. Renée’s performance earned her a Tony Award, Grammy Award, Drama Desk Award, and Lucille Lortel Award. In July 2021, she was nominated for an Emmy Award for the Disney+ film adaptation.
Renee currently stars on Tina Fey’s new series for Peacock, Girls5eva, which is currently in production for season 2. Up next, she will be seen in Billy Porter’s What If, which recently wrapped production. Other highlights from her film and television career include co-starring in A24’s critical darling Waves, opposite Sterling K. Brown; the Netflix series Altered Carbon; lending her voice to bring characters to life on the Netflix animated series Fast & Furious Spy Racers and Centaurworld; Documentary Now’s cult favorite “Original Cast Album: Co-Op;” The Good Wife; The House with a Clock in its Walls; The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks; The Get Down; and her creation of the beloved character Evangeline Williamson on ABC’S One Life to Live, for which she received two Daytime Emmy nominations and two NAACP Image Award nominations.
Renée’s appearances on stage include her Outer Critics Circle Award-nominated performance opposite Frances McDormand in the play Good People, and the original Broadway version of The Color Purple. She made her Broadway debut as Nala in The Lion King, and her performance as Mimi in Broadway’s closing cast of RENT was immortalized in film! Off-Broadway, Renée’s performance as Sylvia in the Public Theater’s production of Two Gentlemen of Verona for their Shakespeare in the Park series garnered her across the board rave reviews.