Join us for an evening of incredible music with an amazing star to raise funds in support of our mission to 'engage all youth in the arts, promote creativity, and inspire success in education.'

 

KANSAS CITY YOUNG AUDIENCES is thrilled to present

a Benefit Concert for Arts Education starring

 

Tony Award Winning Star of Hamilton,

Renée Elise Goldsberry

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 8:00 PM

 

With the Kansas City Symphony
at The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

 


 

Become an event Sponsor!

 

Event Sponsors receive the BEST SEATS and tickets to the pre-show party at Webster House!

Call or email Christian Buller for more information: 816-499-8062.

 

Individual Tickets Available Now from the KC Symphony Box Office: kcsymphony.org or (816)471-0400

 


 

Renée Elise Goldsberry

 

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 starring in 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.

 


 

Benefit Concert for Arts Education Sponsors

 

PRESENTING SPONSOR 

 

LEAD ARTIST

Peggy F. Schmitt

 

 

TEACHING ARTIST 

Bill and Peggy Lyons
Christopher and Amber Mounts