Renee Goldsberry originated the role of Angelica Schuyler in the Broadway musical Hamilton, for which she won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, the Drama Desk Award, and a Grammy Award. Her other Broadway credits include Nettie Harris in the original Broadway cast of The Color Purple, Mimi Marquez in Rent, and Nala in The Lion King. She has portrayed many roles on television, including Geneva Pine on The Good Wife, and Evangeline Williamson on One Life to Live, for which she received two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series nominations. She is currently starring in the Netflix series “Altered Carbon.”
Ms. Goldsberry has been appearing before sold-out audiences throughout the country with her 4-piece band and three back-up singers, and will bring her show to the Annenberg Opening Night Gala in what promises to be a memorable evening.