Elegance Meets Excellence


New Brunswick Performing Arts Center + The Heldrich + State Theatre New Jersey

The Line Up

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.

David Alan Grier

Three-time Tony and Grammy Award nominee


Phylicia Rashād

Emmy Award nominated Actress, Singer and Stage Director. “The Mother” of the black community

Gregory Porter

Grammy Award Winning Singer, Songwriter

Maurice DuBois

Celebrated Television Anchorman for WCBS-TV in New York City and the CBS network

Ashley Támar Davis

Grammy-Nominated Singer, Songwriter and Actress

Nat Adderley Jr.

Grammy-Nominated Musical Director and Producer

Stephen McKinley Henderson

Award-Winning and Tony-Nominated Actor

Omar Edwards

Award-Nominated Actor, Dancer, Choreographer, and Musician

Courtney B. Vance

Emmy, TONY, and NAACP Image Award winning American Actor

Robert Karma Robinson

American Actor and Brooklyn/Houston Native

Susan Kelechi Watson

SAG Award Winning, Emmy and NAACP Image Award Nominated Actress

Lynda Gravatt

Award Winning Actress

Stay tuned as more stars are added

Attend A Night With Crossroads

Get your tickets to one of the most enchanting nights of the year. Enjoy the opportunity to meet Denzel, rub shoulders with the stars, and celebrate with The Crossroads Theatre Company; a national institution of black excellence in theatre. Its bound to be a night to remember.

Performance Ticket

$185 - $360

Be in the room as award winning actor Denzel Washington receives the inaugural Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee Living Legends Award. Enjoy spectacular performances.

What you are getting:

State Theatre New Jersey Performance Ticket• Option 1: $185
• Option 2: $260
• Option 3: $360

(VIP tickets are included with Silver, Gold, or Platinum Pass options)

Silver Pass


This exclusive black tie reception includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, food stations and premium bar. Celebrity guest sightings are possible.

What you are getting:
• 1 ticket to the Silver Reception at The Heldrich
• 1 VIP ticket to State Theatre New Jersey Performance

Gold Pass


Hosted by the distinguished committee. Ticket holders are invited to enjoy this semi private event in an elegant setting. Ticket includes entertainment, mingling with stars, heavy hors d’oeuvres, food stations and premium bar.

What you are getting:
• 1 ticket to the Gold Reception at The Heldrich
• 1 VIP ticket to State Theatre New Jersey Performance

Platinum Pass


This pass offers the only opportunity to meet and greet with Living Legends Award honoree, Denzel Washington. This exclusive pre show event is hosted by CTC Board of Trustees.

What you are getting:
• Meet & Greet with Denzel Washington
• 2 tickets to the Platinum Reception
• 2 VIP tickets to State Theatre New Jersey Performance

Sponsor A Night With Crossroads

Seize the opportunity to participate in this historic event be part of the great legacy that we are committed to building every single day. Not only will you be contributing to the excellence of this night, but also to the continued mission and vision of our rare and necessary theatre.

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Event Venues

Platinum Reception Venue
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
7 Livingston Ave,
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Gold & Silver Receptions Venue
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
10 Livingston Ave,
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Performance Venue
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
15 Livingston Ave,
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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