Adam Pascal Brings New Solo Show to Walnut Creek
Tony Award nominee Adam Pascal will bring his new solo show, Stories and Songs...So Far, to The Margaret Lesher Theater at Walnut Creek's Lesher Center for the Arts on Sunday, September 8 at 7:30 p.m. This solo career retrospective features an evening of stories, songs, and questions and answers in an intimate acoustic setting. Best known for his portrayal of 'Roger' in the original production of Rent, Stories and Songs...So Far will include songs from other shows Pascal has starred in over the years including Cabaret, Chicago, Aida, Memphis, Something Rotten!, and Pretty Woman. Stories and Songs...So Far is a can't-miss opportunity to see a Broadway legend in a totally new light. Adam Pascal is presented by Feinstein's Presents-Feinstein's at the Nikko's series showcasing world-class performers at larger venues throughout the Bay Area. Tickets for Stories and Songs...So Far are $61 and are available now by calling 925-943-7469 (SHOW) or visiting www.feinsteinssf.com. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.
Adam was born on October 25, 1970 in the Bronx and raised in Syosset, New York. He started singing in various rock bands when he was 12, playing the local New York club scene for many years, and has been singing in bands, as a solo artist, in movies, or on the Broadway stage ever since.
In 1996, Adam tried out for the then-unknown, off-Broadway production of Rent in 1996. He landed the role of Roger Davis and was nominated for a 1996 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) and won a Drama League and Obie award for his performance as 'Roger.' The show went on to become a worldwide success and one of the longest running shows in Broadway history. In 1997, he reprised the role of 'Roger' (the first of several times he would do so) for the West End premiere of Rent.
In 1998, Adam's career expanded to the big screen in the independent film "SLC Punk!" In 2000, Adam was cast as 'Radames' in Elton John and Tim Rice's new Broadway musical Aida, for which he received a Drama League award. In May 2000, his debut solo album, "Model Prisoner," was released. Also in 2000, Adam co-produced the hit off-Broadway play, Fully Committed, with fellow former Rent cast member, Jesse L. Martin. The show went on to garner many awards and played to sold-out houses in New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, and London.
In October 2003, Adam, once again, visited the Broadway stage. This time he was asked to be the final 'Emcee' in the Sam Mendes/Rob Marshall production ofCabaret at Studio 54, as part of the closing cast. Also during that time, Adam was cast alongside Jack Black as 'Theo,' the lead singer of No Vacancy in 2003's "School of Rock." In November 2004, Adam's second CD, "Civilian," was released, again on Sh-k-boom Records.
In 2005, Adam reprised the role of 'Roger' in the movie version of Rent. Adam's journey with Rent finally came to conclusion when in 2009, he reprised the role one last time alongside Anthony Rapp, in Rent: The Broadway Tour, which traveled through the U.S. as well as Japan and South Korea. In 2008, Adam played the role of 'Freddie Trumper' in the Tim Rice/Abba musical Chess, alongside Josh Groban, and Idina Menzel for two sold out performances at The Royal Albert Hall. The DVD is currently on sale worldwide. In 2010/11, Adam starred as 'Huey Calhoun' in Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical, Memphis, and in 2013 he starred as 'Billy Flynn' in Broadway's long-running hit, Chicago. In 2015, Adam starred as 'Chad' in Broadway's Disaster. In 2017, Adam starred as 'Shakespeare' on Broadway and in the First National Tour of the musical, Something Rotten!. Most recently, Adam starred as 'Edward Lewis' in Broadway's Pretty Woman.
Adam is the co-owner of the gluten- and allergen-free packaged foods company, Cybele's Free to Eat.
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