Wicked’s Sapp Joins Forward Concert

News   Wicked’s Sapp Joins Forward Concert Robb Sapp, who plays Boq in the Broadway company of Wicked, has joined the starry cast of Forward, the new song cycle by Jonathan Reid-Gealt that will be presented Jan. 16 at the Makor Theatre.

Other newcomers to the company of the 7 PM event include Shonn Wiley and Kecia Lewis-Evans. The threesome join the previously announced Adam Armstrong, Kate Baldwin, Whitney Bashor, David Burnham, Bridie Carroll, Matt Cavenaugh, Max von Essen, Eric Imhoff, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Chelsea Krombach, Kasey Marino and Marty Thomas. Michael Mosallum will direct. Forward, according to press notes, features “16 songs all sung by characters at different stages of their lives. Throughout the evening, as we meet each character, we learn about ourselves through their complexities. Forward illustrates the challenges we each face as we grow up, and in particular provides an inspiring tale of motion, change and growth.”

Robb Sapp is currently making his Broadway debut in Wicked. His other theatrical credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Zanna Don't, Johnny Guitar, Saturday Night Fever and Spring Awakening.

The Makor Theatre is located in the Steinhardt Building at 35 West 67th Street. For tickets call (212) 415-5500 or visit www.makor.org.

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