Tony Award and Grammy Award-winning actress and vocalist Renée Elise Goldsberry will join the Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) on Saturday, May 15, 2021, for an evening of Broadway, pop, and soul favorites. Goldsberry is best known for originating the role of Angelica Schuyler in the Broadway smash Hamilton.

Under the direction of QCSO Music Director and Conductor Mark Russell Smith, the program will feature selections for Broadway hits including Hamilton, Rent, and The Lion King, plus songs by Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Bob Dylan, and more.

The QCSO will announce the entire 2020-21 Season line up, including the theme for the 2020 Quad City Bank & Trust Riverfront Pops, on the evening of March 3, 2020.

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.


An Evening with Renée Elise Goldsberry with the Quad City Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, May 15, 2021 | 7:30 PM
Adler Theatre, 136 East 3rd Street, Davenport, IA


Pre-sale for new and returning subscribers begins March 4, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., and tickets open to the general sales on October 5, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. Tickets can be purchased online at, by phone at 563.322.7276, and in-person at the QCSO Box Office located at 327 Brady Street in Davenport.


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