July 26 & 27
Broadway @ The Art House and Mark Cortale Present
with Seth Rudetsky as pianist/host
Tony-nominee and Obie and Theatre World Award winner Adam Pascal, has created some of the most memorable roles in recent Broadway history. He shot to stardom for originating the role of Roger in the Broadway blockbuster “Rent,” as well as the London production, and starred in the film version. On July 26 and 27 he returns to Ptown in the acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House series, where he joins pianist and host Seth Rudetsky for an unforgettable evening of conversation and song. He also originated the role of Radames in Elton John and Tim Rice’s “Aida,” and was featured as the Emcee in the critically acclaimed revival of “Cabaret” directed by Sam Mendes. Most recently he’s starred on Broadway in “Memphis” and in “Chicago.”
Other of Pascal’s recent performances include the role of Freddie in “Chess” at the Royal Albert Hall in London, alongside both Idina Menzel and Josh Groban. This performance was recorded for PBS’ Great Performances series and has been released on DVD. He also reprised his starring role in the 2009 Broadway Tour of “Rent.” His film work, in addition to the screen version of “Rent,” includes “SLC Punk!,” “School of Rock” and the movie musical “Temptation.” He has also released two solo rock albums, “Model Prisoner” and “Civilian” for Sh-K-Boom Records.
For the Broadway @ The Broad Stage series, Adam will perform classic Broadway songs old and new, including those by Sondheim, Kander & Ebb, and Jonathan Larson, and also classic rock songs that have influenced him including hits by The Beatles, Billy Joel, Elton John and Pink Floyd. His upcoming Provincetown show will be a rare opportunity for Cape Cod audiences to enjoy one of Broadway’s brightest rising stars!