NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – For people who may not have plans for Thanksgiving, a longtime fixture on the theater stage is hosting dinner and a show during the holidays.

Ben Vereen is a Broadway legend, appearing in shows such as “Wicked,” “Hair,” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.”

Ben Vereen on Broadway (Credit: CBS2)

Now, he has a new show and two special performances this month.

Ben will be bringing his acclaimed show “Steppin’ Out with Ben Vereen” to the Cutting Room in New York City on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

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Ben Vereen’s Thanksgiving special at The Cutting Room (Credit: CBS2)

Vereen will also be doing a special holiday show on Dec. 2, the first day of Hanukkah, at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Connecticut.

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The stage and television star just did a guest spot on CBS’ “Magnum P.I.” last month.

He’s currently starring with Queen Latifah and Brandy in the Lee Daniels series “Star.”

Arts and education are also very important to Vereen. He has started the Ben Vereen Foundation and is also involved with Americans for the Arts.

Ben Vereen (Credit: CBS2)

The entertainer is working on a new Broadway project with Joe Calarco called “Reflections” and even gave CBS2’s Cindy Hsu a flute solo while discussing his career.


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