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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller, Broadway Artists and More Join Vanguard Theater Company’s Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller, Broadway Artists and More Join Vanguard Theater Company’s Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Vanguard Theater Company celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a special video presentation of musical selections from past Vanguard productions that speak to Dr. King's dream of equity, unity and love, and selections from some of Dr. King's speeches. 

The speech excerpts were voiced by Vanguard cast members and some very special guests, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Luis A. Miranda Jr., and Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller, with musical selections performed by Broadway artists Tamar Greene (Hamilton on Broadway), Leandra Ellis-Gaston (Tina), Joshua Morgan (Ain't Too Proud), Jelani Remy (Ain't Too Proud), Michael James Leslie (Sweeny Todd), and Deonté Warren (Aladdin). 

Register to see the entire video at http://bit.ly/MLKVTC . It is free, with any donations benefiting Vanguard’s scholarship fund. 

Founded in 2015, Vanguard Theater Company is a not for profit committed to changing the narrative through theater dedicated to DREAM: Diversity, Reciprocity, Education, Activism & Mentorship. Vanguard's year-round programming is made possible through generous support from TeeRico by Lin-Manuel Miranda, The New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Investors Bank,  collaborations with Montclair Film and other community organizations, and the generosity of many individual donors.  






originally published: 01/19/2021


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