Rob Evan's The Rock Tenor Concert Will Benefit Broadway Cares

News   Rob Evan's The Rock Tenor Concert Will Benefit Broadway Cares Broadway actor and recording artist Rob Evan will bring his newest show, The Rock Tenor in the Grand Illusion, to (le) Poisson Rouge in Manhattan Aug. 22.

Rob Evans
Rob Evans

The 10 PM concert will feature guest performers from Broadway and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Jeremy Roberts will provide musical direction. Attendees can expect a six-piece rock band and four vocalists.

The Grand Illusion, according to press notes, will "celebrate the Classic Rock genre and honor some of the most iconic Rock Tenors of our time, featuring songs inspired by some of the great Rock Tenors: Roger Daltrey (THE WHO), Dennis DeYoung & Tommy Shaw (STYX), Lou Gramm (FOREIGNER), Freddie Mercury (QUEEN), Steve Perry (JOURNEY), Bono (U2), Robert Plant (LED ZEPPELIN) David Gilmour & Roger Waters (PINK FLOYD), David Lee Roth & Eddie Van Halen (VAN HALEN) and Luciano Pavarotti."

Proceeds will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

On Broadway Rob Evan has been seen in Little Shop of Horrors, Dance of the Vampires, Jekyll & Hyde and Les Misérables and Off-Broadway in Johnny Guitar and The Prince and the Pauper. Evans' tour credits include Les Miz, Jekyll & Hyde and Hello, Dolly! A former UGA football player, Evan has appeared on ABC-TV's "All My Children," and his recordings include "Jekyll & Hyde," "The Civil War," "Cyrano," "The Broadway Musicals of 1940," "The Prince and the Pauper" and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra's third Christmas album.

(Le) Poisson Rouge is located in Manhattan at 158 Bleecker Street. For tickets, priced $20 (advance), $25 (at the door), call (212) 505-FISH or visit http://lepoissonrouge.com/events/view/2597.

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