Tony Award-winning actress and singer Lena Hall toplines a Broadway salute to late pop star Prince, who died April 21 at age 57, May 16.
Tony nominee Robin de Jesus, E. Clayton Cornelious, Ariel Bellvalaire and other Broadway talent are featured in the concert, titled Dearly Beloved... A Concert Tribute to “Purple Rain,” presented at 7 PM at the cabaret 42West, 514 W. 42nd St., in New York City. Michael J. Moritz Jr. serves as musical director.
The concert is a reprise of a Prince tribute performed last fall, and is staged as a benefit for the charity Arts for All.
Tickets are on sale at dearlybeloved.eventbrite.com.
In other Prince/Broadway news, check out this clip of Prince at the sound check for a 1990 Japan concert, riffing on George Gershwin's “Summertime” from Porgy and Bess.