Robin De Jesus, Ariana DeBose, Joel Perez, And Jessica Keenan Wynn Join BROADWAY SINGS BOWIE|PRINCE
The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series has announced the full cast of performers for their 14th installment, honoring two major legends of pop rock with BROADWAY SINGS BOWIE|PRINCE. The one-night-only concert, on February 6 at 8pm, will feature completely new arrangements of the hits of David Bowie and Prince, accompanied by a 14-piece band playing original orchestrations.
The concert will feature the talents of Tony Nominee Robin De Jesus (La Cage aux Follies), Ariana DeBose (A Bronx Tale), Joel Perez (Fun Home), and Jessica Keenan Wynn (Beautiful the Musical), as well as Andrew Chappelle (Hamilton), Gregory Haney (Hamilton), Van Hughes (Spring Awakening), Ruby Lewis (Paramour), Corey Mach (Hands on a Hardbody), Jennifer Noble (Ghost), Kyle Taylor Parker (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), John Pinto Jr. (The Book of Mormon), Jelani Remy (The Lion King), Dee Roscioli (Fiddler on the Roof), and Christina Sajous (Baby It's You).
The concert, which is the first Broadway Sings double bill, will give tribute to both of these groundbreaking musical innovators and their greatest songs, including David Bowie's "Starman", "Under Pressure", and "Life on Mars", and Prince's "When Doves Cry", "Purple Rain", and "Little Red Corvette". The music will be orchestrated and arranged by Joshua Stephen Kartes.
David Bowie has sold over 140 million records worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling music artists. Not only was he awarded nine platinum and 11 gold albums, but he was also nominated for 12 Grammy Awards, winning one. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.
Prince has sold over 100 million records worldwide, also putting him high up the list of the best-selling artists of all time. He has won seven Grammy Awards, an American Music Award, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award for the film Purple Rain. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, his first year of eligibility.
BROADWAY SINGS BOWIE|PRINCE, produced and directed by Corey Mach (Invisible Thread, Wicked), will celebrate the success and talent of these legendary and influential artists. More information about the series can be found online: www.broadwaysingsconcert.com or @BroadwaySings.
For tickets to the show, visit http://highlineballroom.com. Highline Ballroom is located at 431 W 16th Street. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 day of show, or $20 with a student ID (at the door only). VIP tickets are also available for $65. All performers are subject to change.