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JASON ROBERT BROWN IN CONCERT SUNDAY—TICKETS START AT $25
SONGWRITER JASON ROBERT BROWN IN CONCERT
NOMINEE MYKAL KILGORE
One of the Broadway’s most successful living
composers, Jason Robert Brown appears on the Axelrod
stage on Sunday, October 16, with Emmy nominee Mykal Kilgore.
Jason Robert Brown is known for writing some of the
new generation's most popular shows: The Last Five Years,
Bridges of Madison County, Songs for a New World, Parade and 13
As a solo artist, Jason has performed concerts around
the world. He has recorded popular albums, sharing the mic with such
artists as Ariana Grande, Shoshana Bean, Anika Noni Rose, Lauren
Kennedy and others. He has conducted and created
arrangements and orchestrations for Liza Minnelli, John
Pizzarelli, and Michael Feinstein, among many others.
Recording artist and Broadway actor, Mykal
Kilgore (Motown the Musical and NBC’s The
Wiz Live!) is one of today’s hottest young artists. The
singer-songwriter’s debut album A Man Born Black was
released in 2019 and included his GRAMMY-nominated single “Let Me
Go.” Mykal made history as the first openly gay artist to receive
a nomination in the “Best Traditional R&B Performance” category.
AVENUE Q is not a new
musical…though it seems that many people missed it in New York City!
(What were you doing those 16 years?!) Now, you won’t have to take
the Lincoln or the A Train to get to AVENUE Q! The
Axelrod’s new production is crossing the B&T's for you…with
plenty of free parking too.
AVENUE Q has two HALF-PRICE previews: Friday,
Nov 4 (7 pm) and Saturday, Nov 5 (2 pm). Come check out the
neighborhood!! We run through November 20.
From the creator of The Book of Mormon, Avenue
Q cannot be WOKE or CANCELLED. Despite how cute our
puppets are, the show is meant for Adults.
The real stars of the original Broadway production are
all reuniting at the Axelrod—thanks to Rick Lyon (the
puppet master and designer and the original Trekkie and Nicky) and
they are all in the very talented hands of a new professional
Meet Princeton and Rod (Clint Hromsco), Kate
Monster and Lucy the Slut (Miranda Wolf),
Like all nonprofit arts groups in the country, the Axelrod
Performing Arts Center is working harder than ever to come back
and regenerate after the pandemic. Our audiences are still 40% less
than 2019.So, if you haven’t returned to the theater, we miss
you and this season is your opportunity to return! Donor support is
more important than ever. For all new donors and donors rejoining
us this year as members, this special Jason Robert Brown
concert will be FREE to you as our way of thanking you for
being a part of our mission to bring diverse, quality arts to
Monmouth County and beyond!
An Afternoon with Jason Robert Brown launches
the Axelrod’s Sondheim Centennial Project which will
include new productions of a Sondheim musical each season as well as
concerts featuring living songwriters to honor the Master’s
commitment to new talent and the future of musical theater.
The first musical, coming in November 2023, will be
the Sondheim-Lapine Pulitzer Prize winning musical Sunday
in the Park with George.