PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: "Butter Beer!" Tony Nominee Robin De Jesus Shares His Orlando Adventures

By Matthew Blank
11 Mar 2014

Two-time Tony Award nominee Robin De Jesus brought his solo show Crush to Crushed — an evening of pop, rock, Spanish, soul and Broadway music centered around the word love — to Orlando last month. He shares some exclusive photos from his trip.





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Directed by Yvette Kojic with musical direction by Michael J. Moritz Jr., concerts were offered at 8 PM at The Mezz, above downtown nightclub The Abbey. Crush to Crushed was previously seen at 54 Below in November 2013. 

Here's how the evening was billed: "Love's amazing, love sucks, we all want it and rarely do we feel like we get enough. Two time Tony Award nominee Robin De Jesus (In the Heights, La Cage aux Folles, Rent) discusses crushes, loves, break ups, hook ups, sex ed and some of his mother's best kept secrets about lust. Be prepared for lots of tangents, non-sequiturs, Adderall and of course laughs."

Click here for the Playbill.com Screening Room with highlights from Crush to Crushed

De Jesus received Tony nominations for his work in In the Heights and La Cage aux Folles. He has also been seen on Broadway in Rent and Off-Broadway in Patti Issues, among others.