Sponsored by Hawaii Theatre Center
More Broadway is coming to Honolulu! The Tony, Emmy and Grammy-award winning singer Cynthia Erivo will take the stage at Hawaii Theatre on March 16, 2019, performing her “Ballads of Broadway,” introducing Hawaii to songs from “The Color Purple,” among others.
Doors open at 7 p.m., and the concert begins at 8 p.m. For those looking to have dinner before the show, there are a limited number of tickets available for VIP cocktail hour at 5 p.m. followed by a VIP dinner with Chef Arnaud at 6 p.m.
Erivo made her Broadway debut reprising her starring role as ‘Celie’ in the critically acclaimed revival of “The Color Purple.” She first played the role in 2013 at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory and her performance on Broadway earned her several awards, including the Tony Award® for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical, a Grammy award® as a principal soloist on original cast recording of “The Color Purple” (Best Musical Theater Album), a Daytime Emmy Award® for Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program, the Drama Desk Award®, Theatre World®, and Outer Critics Circle Awards®.
Mostly recently, Ervio starred in two major films: “Bad Times at the El Royale” and “Widows.” Upcoming, Erivo will be seen in the highly anticipated sci-fi thriller, “Chaos Walking,” and she recently wrapped production for “Needle in a Timestack” and “Harriet,” where she will bring the legacy of Harriet Tubman to the big screen.
Upcoming performances at the Hawaii Theatre include: The Beach Boys, the Magic Of Adam, music legend Arlo Guthrie, Paula Poundstone, Dennis Miller, and #IMOMSOHARD.
About Hawaii Theatre
Built in 1922, the Hawaii Theatre is the second largest proscenium performance facility in the state and the only remaining theatre of its type in Hawaii. Listed on both the State and National Registers of Historic Places, it is recognized locally, nationally and internationally for its superb technical capacity and beautiful ambiance. The Hawaii Theatre Center was incorporated in 1984 as a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation.