A lot of extraordinary people have come down to SubCulture to join me during this residency, but this Saturday night is something really special. Todrick Hall is everything – singer, songwriter, choreographer, designer, Broadway baby, MTV star, YouTube royalty – he’s a true creative force, with discipline to match his ambition, and charm to match his fire. I’ve watched him go from being a guy who made funny goofy Disney parodies to being amazed by his latest “video album,” Straight Outta Oz, which he also just took on a national tour. His work is smart, funny, funky, heartfelt, campy, ferocious,Read More »
Ruthie Fierberg’s Playbill article here. How Jason Robert Brown Keeps His SubCulture Residency Fresh 30 Concerts In and Counting By Ruthie Fierberg Playbill.com Oct 20, 2017 When Jason Robert Brown first played downtown’s SubCulture in August 2014, he didn’t know it would lead to an offer for a year-long artistic residency; and when he agreed to a year-long artistic residency, SubCulture’s owner, Marc Kaplan, didn’t know that residency would become virtually indefinite. Nevertheless, October 22 marks Brown’s 30th residency concert at the East Village music club — and he’s not planning on going anywhere any time soon. “I never plannedRead More »
The London Musical Theatre Orchestra presented the UK premiere of Honeymoon In Vegas, Jason Robert Brown and Andrew Bergman’s delirious 2015 musical comedy, for one night only, March 12, at the world-famous London Palladium, with a star-studded cast including Doctor Who‘s Arthur Darvill; star of the recent London revival of The Last Five Years, Samantha Barks; the original Grease 2 star himself, Maxwell Caulfield; original Carlotta in Phantom of the Opera, Rosemary Ashe; Simon Lipkin, Nicholas Colicos and a 16-member chorus of West End regulars; and featuring the 30-strong London Musical Theatre Orchestra conducted by the composer, Jason Robert Brown.Read More »
Saturday night, March 18, due to incredible demand, we’ve added a second show! Now at 8 pm AND 10 pm, come see Steven Pasquale, Noah Racey, Danny Gardner, Patrick Dailey and the incredible Caucasian Rhythm Kings in the 24th concert of the Jason Robert Brown residency at SubCulture! Tickets available here!
The 2016 production of The Last Five Years at London’s St. James Theatre (now known as The Other Palace) was awarded the 2017 WhatsOnStage Award for Best Off-West End Production at Sunday night’s ceremony at London’s Palace Theatre. The acclaimed production was directed by JRB himself, with Samantha Barks and Jonathan Bailey starring, and Torquil Munro leading the orchestra. The Guardian article about the awards can be seen here.