Grammy Winner Justin Timberlake Sends Handwritten Note and Roses to Cast of Broadway Sings at 54 Below

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15 Jul 2014

Grammy Award winner Justin Timberlake, whose music was celebrated by over a dozen Broadway performers July 14 at 54 Below, sent the concert cast and producer Corey Mach a handwritten note and a bouquet of four dozen white roses to thank them.



According to producer Mach, the note read, "Break legs! I am very honored. Best, JT." A photo, courtesy of Mach, and a tweet from @BroadwaySings are below. 

 

A Broadway Sings Justin Timberlake concert will also be held July 21 at 8 PM at (le) Poisson Rouge. They are the sixth in the Broadway Sings… series. Previous artists honored include Adele, Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Stevie Wonder and Amy Winehouse.

Performers include Tony winner Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Andy Mientus (Les Misérables), Ben Fankhauser (Newsies), Jason Gotay (Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark, Bring it On), Amber Iman (Soul Doctor), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Hands on a Hardbody, Hair), Mykal Kilgore (Motown, The Book of Mormon), Corey Mach (Hands on a Hardbody, Godspell), Marla Mindelle (Cinderella, Sister Act), Ciara Renée (Pippin, Big Fish), Shaleah Adkisson (Rent), Darren Bluestone (Avenue Q), Max Chernin, Ariana DeBose (Pippin, Motown), Marcus Paul James (In the Heights), Crystal Joy (Motown), Chris McCarrell (Les Misérables), Jillian Mueller (Bye Bye Birdie), Shannon O'Boyle (Once) and Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture). 

Hall, DeBose and Johnson performed July 14 only, and James will perform July 21 only.

The concerts feature covers of Timberlake's "Cry Me a River," "Suit and Tie" and "My Love" as well as popular hits from his legendary boy band 'N Sync. The music has been orchestrated and arranged by Joshua Stephen Kartes; a full jazz band is featured.

Broadway Sings Justin Timberlake is produced and directed by Mach. Timberlake rose to fame as the lead vocalist of boy band 'N Sync, and his work has earned him nine Grammy Awards and four Emmy Awards.

Click here for the Playbill Playlist from the cast

For tickets to the (le) Poisson Rouge show, call (212) 505-3474 or visit lePoissonRouge.com. (le) Poisson Rouge is located at 158 Bleecker Street. Tickets are $20 (standing), $25 (seated) or $12 with a student ID at the door.