Tyler Hanes Returns to THE BLACK BOX for One Night Only Concert
THE BLACK BOX Broadway Series presents Tyler Hanes in concert on Friday, April 27 at 8 p.m. Hanes performs a solo one-night-only show at the downtown Franklin venue, following his starring role as Rum Tum Tugger in the highly acclaimed Broadway revival of Cats.
Tyler Hanes was only 17 when he was discovered by Ann Reinking, who cast him in the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical, Fosse. He attended Carnegie Mellon University for one year before making his 2002 Broadway debut in the Broadway revival of Oklahoma! He appeared in the original Broadway companies of Urban Cowboy, The Boy from Oz (with Hugh Jackman), and The Frogs (with Nathan Lane), as well as in the 2005 revival of Sweet Charity and as Larry in the original revival company of A Chorus Line. Tyler also appeared in the Broadway companies of Hairspray and the 2014 revival of On the Town. National tours include Fosse (first national) and The Will Rogers' Follies (Will Rogers, Jr.), and he has extensive off-Broadway and regional credits. As a choreographer, Tyler's work was featured in a Broadway medley starring Kristin Chenoweth on "Dancing with the Stars, as well as in Chenoweth's Some Lessons Learned World Tour and "Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home" for PBS. Tyler is currently producing and starring in the upcoming dark comedy, Ms. Guidance.
Tickets are $45 (general seating) and $65 (premiere ticket with reserved table seating and one drink voucher). For tickets and more information, visit www.THEBLACKBOXonline.com or call (508) 528-3370. The home of the Franklin Performing Arts Company, THE BLACK BOX is located at 15 West Central Street. Childs Engineering Corporation is THE BLACK BOX Broadway Series sponsor.