Friday, 11 September 2015

Cynthia Erivo to stream Farewell London concert online

It has been announced that Cynthia Erivo's sold out Farewell London concert will be live streamed online. 

The concert, which takes place at 11pm on 21st September 2015 at the London Hippodrome, can be streamed online anywhere in the world for a £10 charge.

Two days before flying off to New York to recreate her performance as Celie in The Color Purple, Erivo will perform alongside a selection of special guests including Richard Fleeshman (A Damsel in Distress), Eva Noblezada (Miss Saigon), Tyrone Huntley (The Book of Mormon), Nathan James (Superstar), Alison Jiear (Jerry Springer), Dean John Wilson (Here Lies Love) and Sam Bailey (X Factor).

Erivo first played Celie in The Color Purple's UK premiere at the Menier Chocolate Factory. In the Broadway revival she will star alongside Jennifer Hudson as Shug Avery and Danielle Brooksas Sofia. The show opens at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on 3rd December 2015 (previews from 9th November).

Erivo created the role of Chenice in I Can't Sing (Palladium) and starred as Deloris Van Cartier in the first UK Tour of Sister Act. Her theatre credits also include: Songs For A New World (St James Theatre), Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Liverpool Everyman), all-female Henry IV(Donmar), title role in Dessa Rose (Trafalgar Studios), LIFT (Soho Theatre), The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Gielgud), The Three Musketeers and the Princess of Spain (Traverse Theatre/English Touring Company) and 24 Hour Musicals (Old Vic).

You will be able to purchase the streamed concert by visiting!streaming-cynthia/cxd. Please be aware of the technical requirements before purchase and make sure you are logged on before the start time of 11pm on 21st September 2015.

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