Photo Flash: Derek Klena, Wesley Taylor, and More Sing Alanis
Last night, fifteen Broadway stars were featured in Broadway Sings Alanis Morissette, the latest concert in the Broadway Sings concert series. The tribute concerts take the music of well-known music icons and create new, unique arrangements and orchestrations by twisting the style to fit the strength of the performer. Previous seventeen concerts have included Adele, Stevie Wonder, Justin Timberlake, and Rihanna. On December, the Highline Ballroom series will continue with Broadway Sings John Legend.
Performers included American Idol Season 7 Winner David Cook (Kinky Boots), Diana DeGarmo (Hair), Alysha Deslorieux (Hamilton), Derek Klena (Anastasia), Wesley Taylor (SpongeBob SquarePants), Krystina Alabado (American Psycho), Crystal Monee Hall (Rent), Corey Mach(Kinky Boots), Jillian Mueller (Pretty Woman), Lauren Patten (Fun Home), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific), Joey Taranto (Kinky Boots), Ben Thompson (Waitress), Stephanie Jean Umoh (Ragtime), and Ace Young (Grease).
The concert gave tribute to this emotional, soulful artist and her extensive repertoire, including "Ironic", "Hand in My Pocket", "You Outta Know", and "All I Really Want". The music was be orchestrated and arranged by Joshua Stephen Kartes.
For tickets to Broadway Sings John Legend, visit http://highlineballroom.com. Highline Ballroom is located at 431 W 16th Street. Tickets are $30 or $20 with a student ID (at the door only). VIP tickets are also available for $65.
Photo Credit: Katy Beth Barber