Adam & Anthony Live, With Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp, Will Play Highline Ballroom

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Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal, who co-starred in the original Broadway and London productions of Rent as well as in the film version and the most recent touring version of that Jonathan Larson musical, will bring their new concert act, Adam & Anthony Live, to the Highline Ballroom in 2012.

Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal in Rent.
Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal in Rent. Photo by Joan Marcus

The performance is scheduled for April 13 at 7:30 PM.

Audiences can expect an evening of solo songs (Pascal's re-imagined Broadway songs "Maria," "Sunday" and "What I Did For Love," and Rapp's rock classics "Creep" and "Losing My Religion") and duets, including tunes from Rent.

Adam Pascal, currently back on Broadway in the Tony-winning musical Memphis, is a Tony nominee for his portrayal of Roger in the 1996 musical Rent, a role he re-created for the film adaptation. He created the role of Radames for the Disney adaptation of the Verdi opera Aida. Pascal also appeared in the Broadway production of Cabaret and has released the solo recordings "Blinding Light," "Model Prisoner" and "Civilian." The actor was also seen in the star-studded concerts of Chess in London.

Anthony Rapp created the role of Mark Cohen in the Broadway and London productions of Rent. His other theatrical credits include Hedwig and the Angry Inch; You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown; Precious Sons; Six Degrees of Separation; Bright Lights, Big City; Raised in Captivity; Trafficking in Broken Hearts; Youth Is Wasted; Sophistry; and The Destiny of Me. Rapp's film credits feature roles in "A Beautiful Mind," "Adventures in Babysitting," "School Ties," "Dazed and Confused" and "Six Degrees of Separation." He was also seen in Chris Columbus' "Rent" film. His solo show is titled Without You.

Doors will open at 6 PM.

Highline Ballroom is located at 431 W. 16th St. For ticket information visit http://highlineballroom.com.

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