Special guests announced for Jason Robert Brown’s West End concert
This April, three-time Tony Award winning composer, conductor and pianist Jason Robert Brown is coming to London for one night only for a special concert with the 60-piece BBC Concert Orchestra. Today it is announced that he will be joined by Broadway stars Norm Lewis and Betsy Wolfe and star of Wicked Rachel Tucker.
An Evening with Jason Robert Brown will feature music from his dazzling musicals including the Tony Award winning productions of The Bridges of Madison County and Parade, his debut song cycle Songs for a New World, The Last Five Years and Honeymoon in Vegas.
Jason Robert Brown will be joined on the evening by special guests Norm Lewis – who has recently appeared in the NBC television special Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert and was the first African American Phantom in Phantom of the Opera on Broadway -, star of Wicked and The Last Ship Rachel Tucker, and Betsy Wolfe, who recently finished starring in the hit Broadway musical Waitress, taking over the lead role from Sara Bareilles. The evening will include his most popular songs and introduce new work that has never been heard this side of the Atlantic. Conducted by Broadway maestro Larry Blank, it is a chance to catch one of the giants of contemporary musical theatre at the iconic London Palladium with a 60-piece live orchestra.