12 of Our Favorite Performances from Leslie Odom, Jr.

Special Features   12 of Our Favorite Performances from Leslie Odom, Jr. Before the Tony-winning star hits the Rainbow Room and releases a holiday album, watch some of his best performances here.
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Leslie Odom Jr. Monica Simoes

Leslie Odom, Jr., who won a Tony Award for his performance as Aaron Burr in the megahit musical Hamilton, will play the Rainbow Room to a sold-out crowd September 30. If you were unable to get a ticket, check out 12 of his performances from YouTube and beyond below.

The official music video for “Autumn Leaves” from his self-titled debut album.

An acoustic version of “Dear Theodosia” from Hamilton, performed at The Bell House in Brooklyn.

Prior to Hamilton taking on the Tony Awards, Odom, Jr. and the cast offered a 360-degree performance of “Wait For It” from the musical.

A performance from the second-act showstopper “The Room Where It Happens” from Hamilton at the McKittrick Hotel (home of Sleep No More).

Also at the McKittick, Odom, Jr. performed “Alright” alongside singer Ledisi.

A performance of “Without You” from the musical Rent, another show that Odom, Jr. was seen in on Broadway, at the Obie Awards.

He also took on “What You Own,” the second-act duet in Rent, at last year’s Elsie Fest alongside Aaron Tveit.

Odom, Jr. joined Walter Bobbie, Christopher Fitzgerald, Joshua Henry, Jeremy Jordan and Ben Platt for a gender-bending performance of “Cell Block Tango” from Chicago.

Odom, Jr. covered Justin Timberlake’s pop song “Mirror.”

With his wife Nicolette Robinson, Odom, Jr. performed “Lovebug Lives” by David Are.

Before taking on Hamilton, Odom, Jr. played opposite Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo (who stars in the Chicago production of Hamilton) in the Encores! staging of tick, tick…BOOM! Watch the rehearsals here.

He also was a cast member in the television musical drama Smash, which played a one-night-only Broadway concert. Check out the highlights here.

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