Grammy Winner Justin Timberlake Sends Handwritten Note and Roses to Cast of Broadway Sings at 54 Below
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 JustinTimberlake 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.
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.
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.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.