Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom, Jr. Join Forces for Elegant Soul

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The award-winning performers are part of a benefit concert in New Jersey.
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Tony Award winners Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton) and Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple) join forces October 1 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center for The 21st Annual Spotlight Gala of the Women's Association of NJPAC, which supports NJPAC's Department of Arts Education and general operations of the venue.

The 7 PM concert, which is entitled An Evening of Elegant Soul, also features Grammy Award-nominated singer and songwriter Kenny Lattimore. Grammy Award winner and bass player Christian McBride leads his big band.

The 90-minute performance in Prudential Hall will also include a 20-minute awards ceremony and special performance by students from NJPAC's Arts Education program.

A limited number of performance-only tickets at $50 are available by calling (888) GO-NJPAC (466-5722), online at or at the NJPAC Box Office at One Center Street in downtown Newark.

(Updated October 1, 2016)

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