Jason Robert Brown and Anika Noni Rose Begin NYC Concert Engagement April 28

News   Jason Robert Brown and Anika Noni Rose Begin NYC Concert Engagement April 28
 
Tony Award winning composer-lyricist Jason Robert Brown and Tony-winning actress Anika Noni Rose unite for a three-concert engagement at the Abrons Arts Center beginning April 28.

Jason Robert Brown
Jason Robert Brown

Brown, the Tony-winning composer of Parade, 13, The Last Five Years and Songs for a New World, is joined by the eight-piece Caucasian Rhythm Kings for the engagement that runs through April 30. PBS is filming the concerts for a future broadcast.

Rose, who earned a Tony Award for Caroline, or Change and was also seen as Lorell in the film of "Dreamgirls," is Brown's special guest.

An air date for the concerts, which promise material from Brown's earlier work, solo albums and upcoming musicals (Honeymoon In Vegas, The Bridges of Madison County, The Trumpet of the Swan), has not been announced.

The concerts begin at 8 PM. For tickets, priced $35, phone (212) 352-3101. The Abrons Arts Center is located at 466 Grand Street on the Lower East Side.

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