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Brian Barrentine

 
Bio:
Lifelong artist and educator, Brian Barrentine is the creator, voice and face of FunikiJam World Music - winner of the 2016 Parent?s Choice Award for Best Music. Barrentine has been cast in numerous musicals on Broadway and Off; played Elvis in ?Elvis the Musical? European Tour; written the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lifelong artist and educator, Brian Barrentine is the creator, voice and face of FunikiJam World Music - winner of the 2016 Parent?s Choice Award for Best Music. Barrentine has been cast in numerous musicals on Broadway and Off; played Elvis in ?Elvis the Musical? European Tour; written the ... (read complete bio)
 

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Andrea Galata, Brian Barrentine, Sage Newman Photo

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Andrea Galata, Brian Barrentine, Sage Newman  Photo

Andrea Galata, Brian Barrentine, Sage Newman

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Andrea Galata, Brian Barrentine, Sage Newman Photo

Andrea Galata, Brian Barrentine, Sage Newman

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Brian Barrentine Biography

Lifelong artist and educator, Brian Barrentine is the creator, voice and face of FunikiJam World Music - winner of the 2016 Parent?s Choice Award for Best Music. Barrentine has been cast in numerous musicals on Broadway and Off; played Elvis in ?Elvis the Musical? European Tour; written the Gymboree Music Program; served as Early Childhood Director at Brooklyn Conservatory; and acted on TV shows like The Good Wife, Madam Secretary, and Law & Order SVU. When he is not on stage or in the recording studio, he enjoys creating new works, singing jazz at NYC hot spots, and traveling. Brian began his singing career at age 6, Wrote his first book at age 7, and started staging neighborhood parades, plays,and festivals at age 8. Today? He pretty much does the same thing. Plus some touring and acting. From Southern churches and classical concerts to concert halls of Europe and Nashville's Ryman Auditorium . From the Country Music Hall of Fame, to the Marble Church and Le Cirque, Brian thrives in many genres including jazz, broadway, standards, country, gospel, rock & roll, and pop. Along the way, he deveopled a keen interest in early childhood arts education, so he devotes much of his time and enegy to creating and producing the FunikIJam troika of World Music tour, Off Broadway Family Musicals and weekly music & movement classes. You might also recognize Brian as "Peter Pointer" "Dad" "Husband" or "Law enforcement official" from national commercial campaigns and television shows like The Good Wife, Madam Secretary, Law & Order SVU, Perfect Murder and more.. Joining AEA and SAG as a teen, SIGNATURE STAGE ROLES include Captain Jam: FunikiJam World Tour, Elvis; Elvis the Musical European Tour, El Gallo: the Fantasticks American Master Festival, Narrator: Aladdin National Tour, and Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music.




Brian Barrentine News

The FunikiJam Show MUSIC GARDEN: Spring Celebration! To Return To Actors Temple Theat Photo The FunikiJam Show MUSIC GARDEN: Spring Celebration! To Return To Actors Temple Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

The award-winning music education and entertainment company, FunikiJam will present its original family musical, MUSIC GARDEN: Spring Celebration! starting Tuesday April 26 at Actors Temple Theatre with special performances for the very young - and school groups.

Photos: The FunikiJam Show SHENANIGANS: IRISH CELEBRATION Opens at Actors Temple Thea Photo Photos: The FunikiJam Show SHENANIGANS: IRISH CELEBRATION Opens at Actors Temple Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022

don't miss Shenanigans Irish Celebration! off Broadway family musical at Actors Temple Theatre & touring now through March 20.

Irish SHENANIGANS Off Broadway Family Musical Returns March 6 Photo Irish SHENANIGANS Off Broadway Family Musical Returns March 6
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 9, 2022

The 7th Annual off Broadway and Touring Production of The FunikiJam Show 'SHENANIGANS: Irish Celebration!', co-produced by World Music Theatre Company and Gatehouse Entertainment, opens March 6 at Actors Temple Theatre and travels to schools and performance venues from NYC to New England through March 20.

SHENANIGANS: IRISH CELEBRATION! to Open at Actors Temple Theatre Photo SHENANIGANS: IRISH CELEBRATION! to Open at Actors Temple Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2022

The 7th Annual off Broadway and Touring Production of The FunikiJam Show 'SHENANIGANS: Irish Celebration!', co-produced by World Music Theatre Company and Gatehouse Entertainment, opens March 6 at Actors Temple Theatre and travels to schools and performance venues from NYC to New England through March 20.

FunikiJam's Production Reopens To Families With Interactive Show Photo FunikiJam's Production Reopens To Families With Interactive Show
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2021

The World Music Theatre Company is pleased to announce that its recently re-opened original production of The FunikiJam Show: Totally Awesome Summer.

VIDEO: THE FUNIKIJAM SHOW: TOTALLY AWESOME SUMMER Returns Off-Broadway, June 13 Photo VIDEO: THE FUNIKIJAM SHOW: TOTALLY AWESOME SUMMER Returns Off-Broadway, June 13
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2021

The World Music Theatre Company has announced that its original production of The FunikiJam Show: Totally Awesome Summer will be coming back Off-Broadway.  The show opens on Sunday, June 13th at The Actors Temple Theatre, located at 339 West 47th Street, between 8th and 9th Aveues.

THE FUNIKIJAM SHOW: TOTALLY AWESOME SUMMER Returning Off-Broadway Photo THE FUNIKIJAM SHOW: TOTALLY AWESOME SUMMER Returning Off-Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2021

The FunikiJam Show: Totally Awesome Summer will be coming back Off-Broadway.  The show opens on Sunday, June 13th at The Actors Temple Theatre, located at 339 West 47th Street, between 8th and 9th Aveues.

The World Music Theatre Company Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo The World Music Theatre Company Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021

The World Music Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team of its 2021-2022 Season of Off-Broadway, Touring, and Streaming Musicals; Workshops and Residencies; and New Media Productions for Film and Television. 

Families and Theaters Re-imagine Halloween Entertainment With FunikiJam's ROCK OR TRE Photo Families and Theaters Re-imagine Halloween Entertainment With FunikiJam's ROCK OR TREAT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2020

Families and theaters across the country re-imagine Halloween Entertainment with FunikiJam's ROCK OR TREAT: Halloween Week! The 6th anniversary production, that began with a not-so-scary Off-Broadway run in 2015, now features over 30 virtual, and in- person, events plus the premiere of a new FunikiJam TV/web series.

Theater for the New City's Village Hallowen Costume Ball Goes Virtual Photo Theater for the New City's Village Hallowen Costume Ball Goes Virtual
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2020

Theater for the New City's Village Halloween Costume Ball, a revered Village tradition that frequently welcomes over 1,200 revelers, will be presented virtually this year with most of its key traditions preserved. Notable artists including Everett Quinton, F. Murray Abraham, Austin Pendleton, Phoebe Legere and Penny Arcade.