Cynthia Erivo & Friends: A New Year's Eve Celebration

Cynthia Erivo invites you to a musical New Year's Eve with Ben Platt & Joaquina Kalukango on Dec. 31.

Join Award-winning Actress and Singer Cynthia Erivo for a Musical Celebration

Premiering Sunday, Dec. 31 at 7-8 p.m. on PBS and Streaming on, and the PBS App 

Cynthia Erivo, enchanting star of the stage and screen, invites you to ring in the New Year with her magnificent friends Ben Platt and Joaquina Kalukango as they bring their powerful voices and favorite songs to the Kennedy Center stage.

Erivo is a force. Ever since breaking onto the scene in "The Color Purple," earning her a Tony, Emmy and a Grammy, she has been rocking audience expectations with powerful performances.

This evening of music will feature personal songs that shaped Erivo's career and prowess, spanning a range of genres—Broadway to Motown. Joining Oscar-nominee Erivo are Tony, Grammy, and Emmy award–winning actor and recording artist, Ben Platt (ParadeDear Evan Hansen), and Tony, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award winner, Joaquina Kalukango (Paradise Square, Slave Play), for a joyous evening under the direction of Emmy award-winning music director and producer Rickey Minor.

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(Featured Photo Credit: Scott Buchmann)

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