Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp Join Forces for Town Hall Concert Jan. 10

By Andrew Gans
January 10, 2011

Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal, who co-starred in the original Broadway and London productions of Rent as well as in the film version and the most recent touring version of that Jonathan Larson musical, again join forces Jan. 10 for a concert at New York's Town Hall.

Feinstein's at Loews Regency and rj productions present the acclaimed singing actors in Adam & Anthony Live at 8 PM at the famed Manhattan venue.

The concert will feature solo sets, duets, Rent songs and rock-and-roll hits accompanied by a full band.

Upcoming concert dates include Jan. 15 at Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington, NY; and Jan. 29 at The Irvine Barclay Theater in Irvine, CA.

Adam Pascal is a Tony nominee for his portrayal of Roger in the 1996 musical Rent, a role he re-created for the film adaptation. He created the role of Radames for the Disney adaptation of the Verdi opera Aida. Pascal also appeared in the Broadway production of Cabaret and has released the solo recordings "Blinding Light," "Model Prisoner" and "Civilian." The actor was also seen in the star-studded concerts of Chess in London.

Anthony Rapp created the role of Mark Cohen in the Broadway and London productions of Rent. His other theatrical credits include Hedwig and the Angry Inch; You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown; Precious Sons; Six Degrees of Separation; Bright Lights, Big City; Raised in Captivity; Trafficking in Broken Hearts; Youth Is Wasted; Sophistry; and The Destiny of Me. Rapp's film credits feature roles in "A Beautiful Mind," "Adventures in Babysitting," "School Ties," "Dazed and Confused" and "Six Degrees of Separation." He was also seen in Chris Columbus' "Rent" film.

Town Hall is located in Manhattan at 123 West 43rd Street. For tickets visit www.the-townhall-nyc.org.