STEPPIN' OUT with BEN VEREEN - 37th Annual Benefit Concert

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"There is no man like him on the musical comedy stage." - Bob Fosse

Few entertainers today are as accomplished or versatile as Ben Vereen. His legendary performances transcend time and have been woven into the fabric of this country’s artistic legacy. His first love and passion is and always will be the stage. “The theater was my first training ground. It taught me discipline, dedication and appreciation of hard work and values that will stay with me a lifetime. The stage sharpens the creative instrument and encourages you to go deeper inside and try new things,” states Ben.

On Broadway, Ben Vereen has starred in WickedFosse, I’m Not RappaportHairJesus Christ SuperstarPippinGrindJelly’s Last Jam and A Christmas Carol. His role in Pippin garnered him both the prestigious Tony Award and the Drama Desk Award for “Best Actor in a Musical.

Dominican University’s Annual Trustee Benefit Concert and Gala raises much-needed scholarship support, celebrates world-class artists, and honors those who champion the performing arts in the Chicago metropolitan area. 

Dance Styles
Tap / Rhythm
Musical Theater


Dominican University - Lund Auditorium

Fine Arts Building- Perfoming Arts Center
7900 Division Street
Rive Forest, IL 60305