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Leslie Odom Jr. Will Perform a Free Concert at the Cooper Union

The concert will take place on June 17 and will celebrate the Cooper Union’s 165th anniversary.

Leslie Odom, Jr.
Leslie Odom, Jr.
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Tony and Grammy Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton) will perform a free concert in honor of the Cooper Union’s 165th anniversary. The celebratory concert is part of the Cooper Union’s Gardiner Foundation Great Hall Forum series. This free event is first-come, first-served, and registration is required, but an RSVP does not guarantee admission. The concert will be held on Monday, June 17, at Great Hall of the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.

Odom most recently returned to Broadway starring in and co-producing the Broadway revival of the classic American comedy Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch. Other credits include One Night in Miami and Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. Odom is also a BMG recording artist who has released five full-length albums, including When a Crooner Dies, released in November 2023 and featuring new original music.

Click here to register for the concert.