Cynthia Onyedinmanasu Chinasaokwu Erivo (born 8 January 1987) is an English actress, singer, and songwriter.
She is known for her performance as Celie in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple, for which she won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program, the latter two she shared with the rest of the cast.
Erivo ventured into films in 2018, with roles in the heist film Widows and the thriller Bad Times at the El Royale. In 2019, she portrayed abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the biopic Harriet, for which she earned nominations for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in the New York City borough of Queens, and received a bachelor's degree in economics from the Wharton School. He took charge of his family's real-estate business in 1971, renamed it The Trump Organization, and expanded its operations from Queens and Brooklyn into Manhattan.
The company built or renovated skyscrapers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses. Trump later started various side ventures, mostly by licensing his name. He owned the Miss Universe and Miss USA beauty pageants from 1996 to 2015, and produced and hosted The Apprentice, a reality television show, from 2003 to 2015. Forbes estimates his net worth to be $3.1 billion.
Major stage and musical performers showed for Joe Biden’s reelection campaign on Monday, with a Broadway for Biden fundraiser in which the president quipped about his age but also put the campaign in stark terms. “I’m running because democracy is at stake, because [in] 2024 democracy is on the ballot once again,” Biden said at the event at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater, per a pool report. “And let there be no question: Donald Trump and his MAGA Republicans are determined to destroy American democracy.
And I will always defend, protect and fight for our democracy.” Biden also chided Trump for his refusal to criticize Vladimir Putin. “I will not side with dictators like Putin,” Biden said.
The event was announced last month, with appearances by Josh Groban, Ben Platt, Sara Bareilles, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr.
and Laura Benanti. The event tickets were priced from $250 for rear mezzanine seats to $7,500 for orchestra center front. The event was hosted by Broadway producers and supporters Jeffrey Seller, Thomas Kail, Luz and Luis Miranda, Bruce Cohen and Gabe Catone, Tom Healy and Fred P.Read more on deadline.com