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THE COLOR PURPLE's Rema Webb to Make 42West Solo Debut


Eighteen year Broadway veteran Rema Webb, will bring her critically acclaimed one-woman show Children Will Listen to 42West for a one-night only engagement. With original direction by Pittsburgh native and Tony Award winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots) and presented by Rashad V. Chambers and Jacob Langfelder, Children Will Listen will be performed on Monday, April 25th at 7:30PM.

Rema is currently featured in The Color Purple on Broadway. She recently starred as the homeless lady in A New Brain at Encores! Off-Center directed by James Lapine. Her other notable credits include Disney's The Lion King, Violet, the original Broadway Company of The Book of Mormon and Ragtime (Broadway & National Tour).

In this intimate evening, Rema will sing Broadway and R&B standards, and share anecdotes about living her dreams out loud and on center stage, while pursuing the balance of being a mother on Broadway. Audiences can expect to hear songs written by Stephen Sondheim, Oleta Adams, Jill Scott, Ahrens & Flaherty, Georgia Stitt and many more.

Children Will Listen will feature music direction by Jason Michael Webb, the current Musical Director and Conductor for The Color Purple.

Individual tickets for Children Will Listen are available online at Tickets start at $25. 42West is located at 514 West 42nd Street between 10th and 11th Avenues in Hell's Kitchen.

Rema Webb is currently appearing in The Color Purple On Broadway. She recently appeared in You're Standing in My Way: A New Song Cycle by William Finn and Deborah Abramson at Barrington Stage Company. She also starred as the homeless woman in A New Brain at Encores! Off-Center. Ms. Webb was featured as Lula Buffington in the Broadway revival of Violet and performed on the 2014 Tony Awards. Other Broadway credits include The Lion King (Rafiki/Shenzi/Nala), The Book of Mormon (Mrs. Brown) and Ragtime (Sarah u/s). Favorite regional includes: Model/Lady In Plaid/LaLa in The Colored Museum at the Huntington Theatre Company (Elliot Norton Award for Best Ensemble) and Being Alive (Westport Country Playhouse and Philadelphia Theatre Company). She is the founder/executive director of the On Broadway Performing Arts Training Program. For more information, visit

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