Storytellers – Cynthia Erivo Goes Back to Broadway

Tribeca Talks

60 MINUTES |

STORYTELLERS – CYNTHIA ERIVO GOES BACK TO BROADWAY

LGBTQIA

Broadway is back and better than ever! In this intimate conversation, Tony Award-winning actors Cynthia Erivo and André De Shields discuss Broadway's comeback, accompanied by exclusive clips of a forthcoming documentary entitled Back to Broadway (TIME Studios) from director Jamila Ephron, which explores how issues of race, identity, and labor play out in the lives of the people responsible for making New York City the beacon for dreamers, artists, and tourists around the world. This panel will be moderated by Zach Stafford.

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PANELISTS

Andrè De Shields

Andrè De Shields

In a career spanning more than half a century, André De Shields has acquired a number of sobriquets, among them: "Broadway Deity," "Professional Charmer" and "Papa Dré." A showstopper at age 76, André was the triple-crown winner of the 2019 award season, garnering Tony, Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk and Grammy Awards for his universally praised role as Hermes, Messenger to the Gods, in Hadestown.

Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo is a Grammy® Emmy® and Tony® Award-winning actress, singer and producer, as well as an Academy Award®, Golden Globe®, and SAG nominee. Erivo burst onto West End and Broadway stages in The Color Purple and has since taken the world by storm.