The Green Room 42 Celebrates Black History Month with THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO BROADWAY
On Sunday March 4th at 7:30PM, the Green Room 42 will commemorate Black History Month with the premiere of the Gospel according to Broadway: IN CONCERT. This special concert will feature the talents of Donald Webber (Hamilton), Rebecca Covington-Webber (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Motown), Major Attaway (Aladdin), and Gizel Jimenez (Party People, Miss You Like Hell).
Created by actor and music arranger Brandon Michael Nase, the Gospel according to Broadway brings visibility to people of color throughout musical theater and the entertainment industry at large. Nase, along with his collaborator Sujin Kim Ramsey re-arranges American Musical Theater through African-American stylings, namely Gospel music.
Heading into its second season, the Gospel according to Broadway: IN CONCERT will feature never-before-heard arrangements appearing in season two and will also look back at season one favorites including "She Used to be Mine" and "Waving through a Window."
Tickets ($20 in advance, $25 at the door) are available at www.greenroom42.com. The Green Room 42 is located at 570 Tenth Ave (inside YOTEL, 4th floor).
Brandon Michael Nase has recently been seen in Evita (Asolo Rep; dir. Josh Rhodes), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (3D Theatricals; dir. Mark Kudisch), Frozen Live at the Hyperion (dir. Tony Nominee Liesl Tommy; Olaf), Little Shop of Horrors (Sharon Playhouse, Audrey II), and Les Miserables (Dallas Theatre Center; dir. Liesl Tommy; Feuilly). Brandon holds a MM in vocal performance/musical theatre from NYU and a BM in music education from UNT. Brandon's favorite roles are performed offstage-husband to his caring wife, Lauren, and father to his beautiful daughter, Anaya.
"For me, GATB is a way to truly provide a voice for my people, in a world that seeks to devalue our voices, and the unfathomable impact our culture has had on every aspect of the entertainment industry, ESPECIALLY all genres of music."