BroadwayCon, set for July 8–10 at the New Yorker Hotel, has announced that former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will moderate a panel at this year's event featuring Broadway veterans LaChanze, Julie White, and Vanessa Williams.
The news was announced on Twitter.
Here's to the ladies! We're thrilled to announce Secretary @hillaryclinton will moderate a panel with legendary women of Broadway, including @laChanze, Julie White, and @VWOfficial. Join us at this incredible session on Friday, July 8 at 1 PM. Tix: https://t.co/B4KDC15JIc pic.twitter.com/mCWV14AZWR— BroadwayCon (@bwaycon) June 30, 2022
LaChanze earned a 2022 Tony nomination for her performance in Trouble in Mind, as did Julie White. White currently stars alongside Williams in Broadway's POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. The panel will be held July 8 at 1 PM.
Also announced for the convention is "Dreaming the Queer Future: TGNC Representation and Playwrights in the American Theatre," presented by The Dramatists Guild of America and National Queer Theater July 10 at 11:20 AM.
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A Strange Loop's 2022 Tony nominee L Morgan Lee, and lead mentor of the New Visions Fellowship Roger Q. Mason (Lavender Men) will be joined by New Visions Fellows Ayla Xuân Chi Sullivan, Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko, Storm Thomas, and Catching On Thieves on the panel. The discussion will focus on trans and gender non-conforming representation in theatre, how TGNC stories are told on stage, and who is telling them. Moderating the panel will be National Queer Theater Founding Artistic Director Adam Odsess Rubin.
For tickets and more information, visit BroadwayCon.com.