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Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert

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TONY nominee, Brenda Braxton (Smokey Joe's Café), Felicia Finley (Aida, Wedding Singer), Joe Iconis (Things to Ruin, Bloodsong of Love) & Chris Jackson (In the Heights) were featured performers in Theatre of Rock: People You Know Singing Songs You Don't! that took place at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on Monday April 18th.  BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you photo coverage below.

The night featured the songs of composers Chris Blisset and Matt Uremovich and will debut material from three forth-coming musicals, most notably, Basquiat the musical. Basquiat is the story of the life and times of NYC art star, Jean Michele Basquait and the East Village scene of the early 80's. Basquiat the Musical is conceived by director Paul Stancato (The Wedding Singer National Tour) and the book is by Larry Tobias.

Other featured guests included Celina Carjeval (Legally Blonde, Prometheus Bound), Nick Dalton (And the Curtain Rises, Legally Blonde), Eric Summers, Roger DeWitt (Adding Machine, Our Town) Tyson Genette (Book of Mormon), Ben Mapp, Chad Carstarphen (In the Heights) and Drama Desk nominee Jeremy Morse (Bloodsong of Love).

The band consisted of Rob Rokicki (guitar), Molly Gachignard (keyboard), Joe Sinaguglia (bass), Jesse Selegut (trumpet, percussion) and Chris Blisset (guitar).

The night was directed by Paul Stancato.

The night was produced by John Forslund and Electric Playground.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Brenda Braxton and John Forslund (Producer of tonight's show)

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Christopher Jackson

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Christopher Jackson and John Forslund

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Chris Blisset (Composer), Paul Stancato (Director) and John Forslund

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Chris Blisset and Paul Stancato

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Chris Blisset, Paul Stancato and Christopher Jackson

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Christopher Jackson and Brenda Braxton

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Christopher Jackson, Brenda Braxton and Chris Blisset

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Ann Bonner and Whitney Brown

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Cody Renard Richard (Stage Manager) and John Forslund with the back up singers-Dana A. Iannuzzi, Ann Bonner, Ronen Bay, Sara Abernethy, Whitney Brown, Stacey Jackson and Amanda Ryan Paige

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
John Forslund and Anne Christopherson

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Chris Blisset, Felicia Finley, Brenda Braxton and Christopher Jackson

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Chris Blisset and Felicia Finley

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Chris Blisset, Felicia Finley and Paul Stancato

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Eric Summers

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Felicia Finley and Brenda Braxton

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Felicia Finley and Brenda Braxton

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Felicia Finley, John Forslund and Brenda Braxton

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Anne Christopherson, Gregory Castoria and Brenda Braxton

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Jeremy Morse and John Forslund

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Christopher Jackson, Roger DeWitt and Eric Summers

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Christopher Jackson, Roger DeWitt and Eric Summers

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Justis Bolding and John Forslund

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Nick Spangler, Andy Radtke, Laura Huizenga, Monica Spangler, Felicia Finley and Cody Renard Richard

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Felicia Finley and Cody Renard Richard

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Kayla Goldman, Felicia Finley and Lisa Belcastro

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
John Forslund, Kayla Goldman and Felicia Finley

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Nick Spangler and John Forslund

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Chris Blisset and John Forslund

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Brenda Braxton, John Forslund and Nikki Kimbrough

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Brenda Braxton and Nikki Kinbrough

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Cody Renard Richard and Alexandra Silber

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Celina Carvajal and John Forslund

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Chris Blisset, Paul Stancato and Celina Carvajal

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Nick Dalton and Alexandra Silber

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Nick Dalton and Paul Stancato

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Alexandra Silber, Nick Dalton and John Forslund

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
John Forslund and The Bonners

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Felicia Finley

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Nick Dalton

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Justis Bolding

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Justis Bolding

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Felicia Finley

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Jeremy Morse

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Jeremy Morse

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Christopher Jackson

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Christopher Jackson

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Roger DeWitt

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Brenda Braxton

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Eric Summers

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Eric Summers

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Celina Carvajal

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Celina Carvajal

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Jeremy Morse

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
John Forslund and Joe Iconis

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Adam Matta, Chad Carstarphen and Benjamin Mapp 

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Joe Sinaguglia, Paul Stancato and Chris Blisset

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Paul Stancato, Felicia Finley, Chris Blisset and John Forslund

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
John Forslund and Roger DeWitt

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert
Gregory Castoria, Celina Carvajal and John Forslund

Photo Coverage: Jackson, Braxton & More at 'Theatre of Rock' Concert

 

 

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