Local musical fans are in for a treat. Tony and Grammy Award winning actor, rapper, and producer Daveed Diggs, who won critical acclaim for his portrayal of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the Broadway musical Hamilton, will make a special live guest appearance on Theatre Horizon’s weekly live show, #PoppaPank.
Diggs will appear alongside award-winning performers Jaylene Clark Owens and Justin Jain on Theatre Horizon’s Facebook Live on April 29, starting at 9 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.
In addition to his award-winning performance as part of the original cast of the mega-popular musical Hamilton, Diggs also stars opposite Jennifer Connelly in TNT’s futuristic thriller series, “Snowpiercer.”
His future projects include starring opposite Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, and Stanley Tucci in Apple TV+’s new animated musical sitcom, “Central Park,” and lending his voice to Disney Pixar’s SOUL, where he stars opposite Tina Fey and Jamie Foxx.
He will also reprise his award-winning roles of Thomas Jefferson and Marquis de Lafayette on the big screen in a movie that is set to hit theaters on October 15, 2021.
The live #PoppaPank show is part of Theatre Horizon’s Horizon at Home program.