Center Theatre Group has announced that Academy Award-winning actress and newly announced coach on NBC's The Voice Jennifer Hudson will join Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration performance on May 20 at the Ahmanson Theatre, singing the evening's closing number.
Hudson joins previously announced cast of Jon Robin Baitz, Annette Bening, Sir Matthew Bourne, Matthew Broderick, Bill Cain, Anthony Crivello, Culture Clash, Tyne Daly, Merle Dandridge, Tim Dang, Keith David, Shaila Essley, Barrett Foa, Davis Gaines, Louis Gossett Jr., Harry Groener, Charlie Hofheimer, Clint Holmes, David Henry Hwang, Gregory Itzin, Doug LaBrecque, Tzi Ma, Alan Mandell, Dakin Matthews, Alfred Molina, Edward James Olmos, Valerie Perri, Phylicia Rashad, Christy Carlson Romano, Thomas Sadoski, Christina Saffran Benjamin Schrader, Jimmy Smits, Shoshannah Stern, Desean Terry, Rodney To, Lisa Vroman, Ed Waterstreet, and Aryana Williams for the one-night-only production from writer, director, and producer Robert Egan.
The performance will draw from the many landmark productions that have been brought to life on Center Theatre Group's stages, as well as its continuing role in creating new work and helping to define the role of theater both in Los Angeles and beyond.
Located in Downtown Los Angeles, Center Theatre Group is one of the nation's leading producers of ambitious new works through commissions and world premiere productions.
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