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An Evening with Renée Elise Goldsberry

May 15 @ 7:30 pm CDT

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED OUTSIDE TO DAVENPORT’S LECLAIRE PARK.

For one night only, Hamilton Star Renée Elise Goldsberry joins the QCSO for an evening of Broadway, Pop, and Soul favorites. Star of both stage and screen, Goldsberry is best known for originating the role of Angelica Schuyler in the Broadway smash Hamilton. Her brilliant performance garnered her a Tony Award and Grammy Award. Experience her incredible voice live as she performs selections from Broadway hits including Hamilton, Rent, and The Lion King, plus songs by Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Bob Dylan, and more!

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Additional Event Information

ABOUT RENÉE ELISE GOLDSBERRY
Renée Elise Goldsberry received the Tony Award, Grammy Award, Drama Desk Award and Lucille Lortel Award for her performance off and on Broadway in the musical phenomenon Hamilton. Since winning the Tony Award, she has appeared in Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down for Netflix and shot the title role for HBO’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks opposite Oprah Winfrey. She is currently starring in the Netflix series Altered Carbon.

Prior to Hamilton, Renee’s appearances on stage include her Outer Critics Circle Award-nominated performance opposite Frances McDormand in the play Good People, as well as the original stage version of The Color Purple. She made her Broadway debut in The Lion King and was the last “Mimi” in Rent. Her off-Broadway appearances have included several Shakespeare productions for the Public Theater’s New York Shakespeare Festival, where Hamilton originated.

Her television appearances include her recurring roles on The Good Wife, Law & Order: SVU and The Following. She was nominated twice for a Daytime Emmy Award for her performance on One Life to Live. On film, she appeared most recently in Sisters with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, and in Every Secret Thing with Diane Lane and Elizabeth Banks.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR TICKET HOLDERS

ENTRY
The entrance gates will be at Harrison and Ripley Street. Ticket lines will be formed by zone and signs will be there to guide you, and the ground will be marked to remind you to main social distancing.

PLOTS
Please ensure that both the people in your group and items you bring can comfortably fit within the designated plot area.  Aisles and space provided for required social distancing must be kept clear. A trash bag for your use will be provided at your plot to help limit movement throughout the park.  Please leave this bag in your plot when you leave.

SINGING
If you would like to sing along to the national anthem or any of the evening’s selections, we encourage you to wear your mask when doing so to help protect those around you.

DISMISSAL & EXIT
To help ensure social distancing when exiting, groups will be dismissed from the stage by plot size.  Please refrain from exiting until your group size has been dismissed.  Harrison Street is the only exit.

ACCESSIBILITY
Handicap parking is available on Harrison Street just north of the entry gate.  Space is limited and a handicap tag is required to use this lot.

TICKETS
Tickets will not be sold on-site. Ticket buyers will purchase a specific plot of land in LeClaire Park as they would a seat at a concert venue.  A limited number of distanced seat pairs will be available in the permanent seats near the bandshell. These plots will be clearly designated, spaced at least 6-feet apart, sized for groups of up to 10, 6, or 2 people, and are available in four price zones.  The plot sizes are as follows:

  • 18 x 18 – up to 10 people
  • 12 x 12 – up to 6 people
  • 6 x 12 – up to 2 people

Ticket plot prices are determined by park location and area size. Permanent Bandshell seats are available in single tickets or pairs. Please contact the box office (563.322.7276) if you would like to sit in the Bandshell seats, and your party is larger than two people.

Children 2 and under do not count towards the group size.  All others must be included in your group count.

Guests should bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the grassy lawn. Please ensure that both the people in your group and items you bring can comfortably fit within the designated plot area.  Aisles and space provided for required social distancing must be kept clear.

Ticket holders to the original event will be contacted by the QCSO Box Office to exchange their tickets for a seating plot or permanent seat pair. In light of these uncertain times, the QCSO has adjusted their ticket policies for the upcoming season to address postponements and cancelations and to accommodate ticket holders who feel they are not able to safely attend concerts. Read the full details in Our Commitment to You.

ATTENDEES SHOULD BE ASYMPTOMATIC
Attendees should be asymptomatic for at least 14 days prior to attending the event in person. Anyone feeling unwell or experiencing symptoms such as but not limited to fever, cough, or shortness of breath should stay home. Anyone who has been in contact with someone who has been experiencing these symptoms in the last two weeks should also stay home.

FACIAL MASKS OR COVERINGS
Facial masks or coverings will be required for entry, while waiting for entry, exit, and to move about the common areas. Facial masks or coverings are strongly recommended but not required when attendees are in their seating plots.  Disposable masks will be available for those who arrive without one. Exceptions cannot be made to this rule.

ENTRY & DEPARTURE
Groups should arrive together and not mingle with other groups attending. The ground will be marked to keep groups socially distanced for entry. Attendees will not be admitted to the park until everyone in their group has arrived.  There is no re-entry if you choose to leave the park. Guests will exit as a group, and departure will be controlled to disperse group movement across the park and maintain social distancing.

FOOD & BEVERAGE
No Vendors will be on-site, but guests are encouraged to bring in their own food and beverages. Those who choose to enjoy alcoholic beverages must drink responsibly.

PARKING
The City of Davenport has three public parking ramps that use a self-service Pay-by-Plate system, so after parking, make note of your license plate number to correctly pay and exit the ramp after the show.  More information is available on the City of Davenport website. Please make sure you are parking in a public parking space.  Most downtown parking lots are private and may tow any illegally parked vehicle.

A limited amount of accessible parking will be available in the public lot on Harrison Street just outside the park’s entrance. Accessible parking will open at 4:00 PM.

OTHER
NO SMOKING. NO ANIMALS ALLOWED OTHER THAN DOCUMENTED SERVICE ANIMALS. NO GRILLS OR OPEN FLAMES

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COMPLETE LIST OF HEALTH AND SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

  • Group Ticketing: Ticket buyers will purchase a specific plot of land in LeClaire Park as they would a seat at a concert venue. These plots are sized for groups of up to 10, 6, or 2 people, and are available in three price zones.  Attendees will not be admitted to the park until everyone in their group has arrived.  There is no re-entry if you choose to leave the park.  A limited number of distanced seat pairs will be available in the permanent seats near the bandshell.
  • Social Distancing: The use of the plot map will significantly limit the total audience size. Groups should arrive together and not mingle with other groups attending. The ground will be marked to keep groups socially distanced for entry. Guests will exit as a group, and departure will be controlled to disperse group movement across the park and maintain social distancing.
  • Facial Masks or Coverings: Facial masks or coverings will be required for entry, while waiting for entry, exit, and to move about the common areas. Facial masks or coverings are strongly recommended but not required when attendees are in their seating plots.  Disposable masks will be available for those who arrive without one. Exceptions cannot be made to this rule.
  • Reduced Contact: Tickets will not be sold on-site, and must be purchased in advance. Tickets will not be touched by the ticket scanners, and program booklets will only be available in a digital format. The program booklet will be available in advance online if attendees wish to print their own copies, and guests may request a print out of the program to be mailed to them for a $4 fee up to 14 days before the event.
  • Food & Beverage: Guests are encouraged to bring their own food and beverages. There will be no on-site vendors. Those who choose to enjoy adult beverages must drink responsibly.
  • Increased Availability of Handwashing Stations & Hand Sanitizer: Additional porta-potty locations including handwashing stations and hand sanitizer will be added. A map of the park with additional details will be released later in July 2020.
  • Attendees should be asymptomatic: Attendees should be asymptomatic for at least 14 days prior to attending the event. Anyone feeling unwell or experiencing symptoms such as but not limited to fever, cough, or shortness of breath should stay home. Anyone who has been in contact with someone who has been experiencing these symptoms in the last two weeks should also stay home.

Additional safety precautions implemented for Musicians, Staff, Production, and Volunteers:

  • The size of the orchestra will be reduced to socially distance the musicians on the stage.
  • Facial Masks will be required for staff, production, volunteers, and musicians who can perform while wearing them.
  • Increased availability of handwashing stations and hand sanitizer as well as increased cleaning backstage and on stage.
  • The availability of bandshell permanent seats will be distanced from the front of the stage.
  • The traditional participation of the Youth Symphony Orchestra as a concert opener has been canceled for this year’s event.

Details

Date:
May 15
Time:
7:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

LeClaire Park
400 West Beiderbecke Drive
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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