3 (Monday) 8:00 pm - 4 (Tuesday) 8:00 pm
51 N. Swinton Avenue
Crest Theatre at Old School
Crest Theatre at Old School Square presents a cabaret night with Billy Porter.
Billy Porter won a Tony Award for his performance as Lola in Kinky Boots. His other Broadway credits include Miss Saigon, Five Guys Named Moe, Grease, and Smokey Joe’s Café.
Off-Broadway, in addition to appearing in Angels in America, he was seen in The Merchant of Venice, House of Lear, and Radiant Baby, Birdie Blue, Songs for a New World, King Lear and The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler (both for Exit, Pursued by A Bear), as well as his one-man show, Ghetto Superstar.
His film and television credits include the Sundance Film Festival features The Broken Hearts Club and Intern, The Humbling, Noel, the CBS miniseries Shake, Rattle & Roll as Little Richard, Twisted, Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Rosie O’Donnell Show, and The Tonight Show.
A Grammy Award winner, Porter’s concert credits include opening acts for Rosie O’Donnell and Aretha Franklin, performances at Carnegie Hall, with John McDaniel and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, as well as with The Buffalo Philharmonic, Peter Nero and The Philly Pops, and The Boston Pops. Also a writer, his play While I Yet Live was produced last year at Primary Stages.
Monday and Tuesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $72/$57