Sanjaya Malakar is the latest "American Idol" finalist to make the leap to the stage.
Malakar, who appeared in Season 6 of the reality-competition series, will make his New York stage debut when he joins the cast of Freckleface Strawberry The Musical beginning Feb. 23 at New World Stages.
Malakar will join a cast that currently features Remy Zaken (Spring Awakening) as Stawberry, with Julia Bray, Andrew Cristi, Linda Gabler, Kimiko Glenn and Mykal Kilgore.
Currently working on an album of original music, to be titled "Life-Love-Music," Malakar has also written the book "Dancing to the Music in My Head," released an EP and toured the world since his days as the memorably hairstyled "Idol" contestant.
Freckleface Strawberry The Musical is based on the best-selling children’s book by Oscar-nominated actress Julianne Moore. The show features music and lyrics by Gary Kupper with book by Kupper and Rose Caiola. Direction is by Buddy Crutchfield with choreography by Gail Pennington Crutchfield.
New World Stages is located at 340 West 50th Street. For tickets visit Telecharge.com or call (212) 239-6200.
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You