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State Theatre New Jersey

A Night with Crossroads Theatre Company

Featuring Denzel Washington


Saturday, OCTOBER 19, 2019 at 8:45PM

At State Theatre New Jersey


A Night With Crossroads Theatre Company is thrilled to honor iconic theatre and screen titan, Denzel Washington with the inaugural “Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee Living Legends Award.” Event highlights include walking the “red carpet”, upscale cocktail reception, star-studded tribute to Denzel’s exceptional career, live performances, and much more! 

Celebrating an Icon
David Alan Grier will host the evening’s program, which will include scenes from the award-winning plays Fences by August Wilson and Fly by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan, as well as a sneak preview of The Divine One based on the story of Sarah Vaughn. Also featured are a special musical performance by the incomparable Gregory Porter and tributes to Denzel from the family of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, Phylicia Rashad, and other surprise guests.

Rich Heritage
For 40 years, the Tony® Award-winning Crossroads Theatre Company has celebrated the culture, history and spirit of the African diaspora.

Bold Vision
Focusing on an exciting future to continue to nurture a safe, collaborative environment that promotes and lifts up artists of color from around the globe.

Lasting Legacy
By attending and supporting A Night With Crossroads you will help ensure the next generation of artists – and audiences – will have access to the best productions of the freshest voices, sharing their diverse, multicultural experience through art.

A Night with Crossroads Ticket Options:

  • $360
  • $260
  • $185

Not a bad seat in the house!

For anyone interested in attending one of the three  Receptions (one of which includes a “meet and greet” with Denzel Washington) at the Heldrich Hotel (across the street) prior to the State Theatre performances (6 to 8:30 pm) or the after-party (10:30 pm) taking place at The Heldrich, please follow this link to A Night with Crossroad's website.


Listen to our interview with Crossroads Board Chairman Anthony Carter!

This is Crossroads Theater Company's Gala

This event is not affiliated with the State Theatre New Jersey. Regular State Theatre  ticketing policies, group discount pricing, and rewards do not apply.


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