CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell welcome Renée Elise Goldsberry, winner of the Best Featured Actress Tony Award for her portrayal of Angelica Schuyler in the smash hit musical, Hamilton. Making her Cincinnati Pops debut, Goldsberry will perform three concerts with the Pops on September 13, 14, and 15, opening the Pops’ 2019-20 season at Music Hall.
The program includes selections from Broadway, as well as pop and soul favorites. Goldsberry will perform selections from Broadway hits including Hamilton, Rent and The Lion King, plus songs by Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield, Bob Dylan and others.
Goldsberry received the Tony Award, Grammy Award, Drama Desk Award and Lucille Lortel Award for her performance off and on Broadway in the musical phenomenon Hamilton. Since winning the Tony Award, she has appeared in Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down for Netflix and shot the title role for HBO’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks opposite Oprah Winfrey. She is currently starring in the Netflix series Altered Carbon.
Prior to Hamilton, Goldsberry’s appearances on stage included her Outer Critics Circle Award nominated performance opposite Frances McDormand in the play Good People, as well as the original stage version of The Color Purple. She made her Broadway debut in The Lion King and was the last “Mimi” in Rent. Her off-Broadway appearances have included several Shakespeare productions for the Public Theater’s New York Shakespeare Festival, where Hamilton originated. Her television appearances include her recurring roles on The Good Wife, Law & Order: SVU and The Following. She was nominated twice for a Daytime Emmy Award for her performance on One Life to Live. On film she appeared in Sisters with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and in Every Secret Thing with Diane Lane and Elizabeth Banks.
The Cincinnati Pops gratefully acknowledges support from the Louise Dieterle Nippert Musical Arts Fund of the Greenacres Foundation, the Ohio Arts Council, and the tens of thousands of people who give generously to ArtsWave, the Greater Cincinnati region’s local arts agency and the nation’s first and largest community campaign for the arts.
Subscription and Ticket Information
Season tickets (subscriptions) are available now, online or through the Music Hall Box Office 513.381.3300. Subscribers save up to 20 percent off regular ticket prices and get priority seating and unlimited ticket exchanges, among other benefits.
Single tickets for the 19-20 season go on sale to the general public July 30. For most Pops concerts, single tickets start at $25 for adults and $20 for children. Pops Family Concerts, which include “America’s Wonders in 3D,” “Holiday Pops” and “DreamWorks Animation in Concert,” are $15 for children, courtesy of Graeter’s Ice Cream.
Several public parking options are available surrounding Music Hall, which is located on the Cincinnati Bell Connector line. Subscribers may purchase guaranteed parking in advance for $15 per concert, and leadership donors to the Orchestra Fund receive nearby complimentary parking for CSO and Pops performances. Valet services will also be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis for most performances. For more details visit cincinnatisymphony.org/parking. The Pops encourages ridesharing and public transit.