Christmas with the Charlotte Master Chorale: Home
Friday, December 8 - 7:30 PM
First United Methodist Church Charlotte
501 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
Saturday, December 9 - 7:30 PM
First Baptist Church of Gastonia
2650 Union Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054
Charlotte Master Chorale
T. Oliver Reid, guest artist
Kenney Potter, conducting
Christmas with the Charlotte Master Chorale, Charlotte’s premier choral holiday celebration, returns with music on the themes of family, togetherness, and what it means to have a place to call home. This year's concerts feature special guest, Broadway star, and Gastonia native, T. Oliver Reid.
T. Oliver Reid
T. Oliver Reid has spent the past 20+ years working on Broadway and most recently starred as Hermes in Hadestown. The shows in which he has performed, which include Hadestown, Once On This Island, Sunset Boulevard, After Midnight, Sister Act, Mary Poppins, The Wedding Singer, Chicago, La Cage Aux Folles, Never Gonna Dance, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Follies, and Kiss Me, Kate, have amassed more than 20 Tony Awards from the American Theatre Wing.
T. Oliver is the recipient of Bistro, MAC, Julie Wilson, Alfred Drake Awards and the BAPA Arts In Action Awards from NYCGMC.
He is also an accomplished cabaret artist and director/choreographer, most recently working on Universal Pictures’BROS, starring Billy Eichner. He continues to work in film and television as an actor (Inventing Anna, The Sixth Sense, GIRLS, Ray Donovan, The Blacklist). He also sits on the Board of Visitors for the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
T. Oliver is Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre at Rider University, as well as adjunct professor at NYU-Tisch Grad Acting. He is Associate Choreographer of Hadestown (Broadway and Tour). He is also Co-Founder of BLACK THEATRE COALITION with a mission of removing the illusion of inclusion in the American Theatre for black professionals.