PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Lena Hall, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Amber Iman, Ciara Renée and More Pick Justin Timberlake Favorites

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10 Jul 2014

Lena Hall
Lena Hall

Broadway Sings Justin Timberlake, featuring Broadway actors performing new arrangements of Justin Timberlake hits, will be held July 14 at 54 Below and July 21 at (le) Poisson Rouge. In anticipation of the concerts, members of the cast pick their favorite performances by Timberlake as part of this week's Playbill Playlist

Concerts will be held July 14 at 11:30 PM at 54 Below and July 21 at 8 PM at (le) Poisson Rouge and 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), Zak Resnick (Piece of My Heart, Mamma Mia), 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, Johnson and Resnick will perform July 14 only, and James and McCarrell will perform July 21 only.

The concerts will 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 will be orchestrated and arranged by Joshua Stephen Kartes and feature a full jazz band.

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 54 Below show, call (646) 476-3551 or visit 54Below.com. 54 Below is located at 254 West 54th Street. Tickets are $25 (general admission), $50 (premium) or $12 with a student ID at the door.

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.



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