Monday, January 23, 2017

“ALLADIN’S” GENIE TO PERFORM FAVORITE HIT SONGS FROM STAGE & SCREEN @ NJPAC

James Monroe Iglehart

WHEN: Saturday, January 28, 6 PM & 8:30 PM
WHERE:
NJPAC, One Center Street, Newark
TICKETS: start at $55
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The show-stopping, Tony-winning Genie from Broadway's Aladdin and original cast member of Memphis performs his favorite hit songs from stage and screen.

James Monroe Iglehart is best known for his portrayal of Genie in the Disney musical Aladdin, for which he won the Tony and Drama Desk awards. He also was seen as the hilarious villain Coriolanus Burt in The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and originated the role of Bobby Dupree in the Tony-winning musical Memphis.

Iglehart has been seen in shows such as Gotham, The Good Wife and The View, and lent his voice to the good-hearted thief Lance Strongbow in Tangled, the animated series coming to the Disney Channel. A member of the hip-hop improv group Freestyle Love Supreme, he played sold-out dates at 54 Below in Manhattan with his fantastic cabaret show, How the Heck Did I Get Here?

Show Page: http://www.njpac.org/events/detail/james-monroe-iglehart-in-concert

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in downtown Newark, New Jersey, is among the largest performing arts centers in the United States and is the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey - where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day. NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing the state's and the world's best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city. Through its extensive Arts Education programs, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. NJPAC has attracted more than 10 million visitors (including over 1.5 million children) since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents. NJPAC is a proud partner of Newark Celebration 350.