Hobson has played the role of Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine in Next to Normal since the musical's pre-Broadway engagement at Arena Stage in 2008. The 9:30 PM concert promises an evening of music by his favorite songwriters. Laura Pietropinto directs. Joining Hobson are original Next to Normal cast members Ripley (who starred as Diana) and Adam Chandler-Berat, who plays Henry. Also scheduled to appear are current Broadway cast members Jason Danieley and Meghann Fahy, who portray Dan and Natalie, respectively.
Hobson has also appeared regionally in West Side Story, Miss Saigon, Evita, Hair, Cabaret, Stupid Kids and the world premiere of the Stephen Schwartz revue Snapshots. He has a working history with Washington state's Village Theatre, where Next to Normal writer Brian Yorkey served as associate artistic director.
For tickets, priced $25, phone (212) 967-7555 or visit JoesPub. Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street.