President's Speaker Series for the Arts: Leslie Odom, Jr.
- Dates: January 19, 2019
- Location: John Paul Jones Arena
- Address: 295 Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903
- Time: 3:00 PM
- Price: Free (Must RSVP)
Tony Award winner Leslie Odom Jr., who originated the role of Aaron Burr in the Broadway megahit “Hamilton,” is coming to the University of Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena at 3 p.m. on Jan. 19 as the 2019 UVA President’s Speaker for the Arts. The multi-talented entertainer will discuss his life and career, the impact of the arts on education, and on the world in which we live during a brief address followed by a moderated conversation with University of Virginia President Jim Ryan.
The John Paul Jones Arena is home to University of Virginia’s Men's and Women's Basketball teams and host to a myriad of attractions including concerts, family shows, and community events. The arena was voted “Best New Major Concert Venue” for 2006 at the 18th Annual Pollster Concert Industry Awards. more