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 GetDown” 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.
RENEE’S CONCERT OFFERINGS
Maya (symphonic) – Renee performs an evening of song in collaboration with Maya Angelou. Using Maya’s poems as the lyrical foundation, Renee has collaborated to add melody and orchestration. Each selection is a complete song with Maya as the lyricist. These include the words of Maya’s most memorable poems as she originally wrote them from beginning to end.
*Sample Selections; Alone, Caged Bird, My Life Has Turned To Blue, When I Think About Myself, Still I Rise,
Human Family, Phenomenal Woman, My Guilt, Equality, Life Doesn’t Frighten Me, America
Revive (4-piece band, 3 backup singers) – Renee and her compliment of backup singers have the
audience on their feet stomping and clapping to the high energy non-denominational spiritual journey
reminiscent of a good old fashioned revival.
*Sample Selections; Spanish Harlem (Aretha), Baby I Love You (Aretha), Aint’ No Su nshine, Shadowland (Lion King), Freedom Suite, I Was Standing By The Bedside Of A Neighbor, I Can See Clearly Now, You’ll Never Walk Alone, and there’s always a possibility of a few numbers from Hamilton!
An Evening With Renee Elise Goldsberry (symphonic) – In addition to some of Renee’s most beloved Broadway classics, she also performs a few soulful renditions of standards that are sure to be recognized by young and old alike.
*Sample Selections; Shadowland (Lion King), Rent Medley, You’ll Never Walk Alone, You Go To My Head, A Foggy Day, and there’s always a possibility of a few numbers from Hamilton!