Broadway's Renee Elise Goldsberry Will Perform At S.F.'s Marines' Memorial Theatre
Renée Elise Goldsberry, the Tony Award-winning star of Hamilton, will bring her solo concert to San Francisco's Marines' Memorial Theatre (609 Sutter St.) on Friday, October 12 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 13 at 8 p.m. Presented by 'Feinstein's Presents'-Feinstein's at the Nikko's series showcasing world-class performers at larger venues throughout the Bay Area-Renée and her complement of backup singers will have the audience on their feet stomping and clapping to the high energy, non-denominational spiritual journey reminiscent of a good old-fashioned revival. Tickets for Renée Elise Goldsberry range in price from $80-$115 and are available by calling 866-663-1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com.
Renée Elise 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 in production for the Netflix series "Altered Carbon." Prior to Hamilton, Renee's appearances on stage include 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 most recently in "Sisters" with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, and in "Every Secret Thing" with Diane Lane and Elizabeth Banks.
The two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated Michael Feinstein is considered one of the premier interpreters of American standards. His 200-plus shows a year have included performances at Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House and the Hollywood Bowl as well as the White House and Buckingham Palace. More than simply a performer, Feinstein has received national recognition for his commitment to celebrating America's popular songbook and preserving its legacy for the next generation.
Founded in 2007, The Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Foundation is dedicated to increasing the appreciation for the Great American Songbook and preserving it through educational programs, Master Classes, and the annual High School Vocal Academy and Competition, which awards scholarships and prizes to students across the country.