Lea Salonga, Ramin Karimloo, Yu Shirota and Sierra Boggess to Lead 4 STARS: ONE WORLD OF BROADWAY MUSICALS Concerts
Lea Salogna, Ramin Karimloo, Yu Shirota and Sierra Boggess will lead 4 Stars: One World of Broadway Musicals in Tokyo and Osaka this June. Daniel Kutner will direct and Jason Robert Brown will be the musical director and supervisor. The scenic design will be by Yukio Horio, lighting design by Toshiyuki Kasahara, costume design by Nobuko Miyamoto and sound design by Koichi Yamamoto.
Performances are scheduled for June 15-23 at Tokyo's Aoyama Theatre and June 27-30 at Osaka's Umeda Arts Theater Main Hall.
4 Stars is a "uniquely staged theatrical concert featuring four world-class artists from the four corners of the globe. Lea Salonga is a Filipino native, Ramin Karimloo is an Iranian-born Canadian living in London, Yu Shirota originates from Japan and has both Spanish and Japanese heritage, while Sierra Boggess hails from Denver, Colorado."
The concerts will feature tunes from Miss Saigon, Les Miserables and The Phantom of the Opera as well as songs from shows by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Kander and Ebb, Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Schwartz, Maury Yeston and Jason Robert Brown; Brown will also perform.