Leslie Odom Jr. and Sarah Stiles Join Vineyard Gala Honoring Colman Domingo

Benefits and Galas   Leslie Odom Jr. and Sarah Stiles Join Vineyard Gala Honoring Colman Domingo
The May 6 gala will pay tribute to the Tony- and Olivier Award-nominated actor-playwright known for The Scottsboro Boys and Selma.
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Hamilton Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr. and Tootsie Tony Award nominee Sarah Stiles are among the artists to join the Vineyard Theatre’s May 6 gala honoring Tony- and Olivier Award-nominated actor-playwright Colman Domingo.

Also newly announced are Ngozi Anyanwu (Good Grief), Kathryn Erbe (Law & Order: Criminal Intent), and DJ Crystal Clear. They join a previously announced lineup including Brandon Victor Dixon (The Scottsboro Boys), De'Adre Aziza (Passing Strange), Ariana DeBose (Summer), Andre Holland (Moonlight), Rebecca Naomi Jones (Passing Strange, Oklahoma!), Forrest McClendon (The Scottsboro Boys), Alex Newell (Once On This Island), Susan Stroman (The Scottsboro Boys, Dot), Harris M. Turner (Summer), Sharon Washington (The Scottsboro Boys, Dot), Daniel J. Watts (Lights Out: Nat King Cole), and Christian Dante White (The Scottsboro Boys, My Fair Lady).

Colman Domingo Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Robert O’Hara (Slave Play, Bootycandy) will direct the 6 PM event that will have music direction by Macy Schmidt.

Domingo starred in the Vineyard’s world-premiere production of The Scottsboro Boys, garnering a Tony nomination for the show’s subsequent Broadway transfer. The Vineyard also produced his 2009 solo play A Boy and His Soul, as well as his 2016 family drama Dot. Domingo is also the book writer for Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, as well as the Broadway-aimed musical Lights Out: Nat King Cole. He is also known for his roles in If Beale Street Could Talk, The Walking Dead, and Selma.

For tickets, beginning at $150, visit VineyardTheatre.org.


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