National Memorial Day Concert

Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia ErivoCynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo is currently shooting the female lead of the Fox feature film “Bad Times at the El Royale,” directed by Drew Goddard, starring opposite Jeff Bridges and Chris Hemsworth. She recently wrapped the Lionsgate feature “Chaos Walking” for director Doug Liman, with a cast featuring Mads Mikkelsen, Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, and David Oyelowo. Last summer, she filmed her feature debut in Steve McQueen’s “Widows” opposite Viola Davis. She is attached to the title role of “Harriet,” a biopic of the legendary abolitionist for Stay Gold Features and Debra Martin Chase. In 2017, Erivo closed her star-making performance as Celie in the hit Broadway revival of “The Color Purple.” Erivo received Tony, Grammy and daytime Emmy awards for her role. Erivo also performed at the Kennedy Center Honors and the 2017 Grammy Awards.