R&B legend, John Legend recently placed his stamp on a Springfield, Ohio theatre by having the facility named in his honor.
Billboard reports that Legend performed several songs and spoke at the ribbon cutting for the recently renovated theater to which the singer donated $500,000.
At the cermony, the Springfield native reminisced on growing up and performing in the city and also stated that he supports the new renovations of the theater for the benefit of the city’s youth.
John Legend Theater, holding 680 seats, is located at the Springfield Center of Innovation: The Dome, a center which was once a high school and now houses several educational programs.
The new theater will allow students from multiple disctricts the opportunity to utilize the theater and learn how to execute a production.
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