JESSIE MUELLER & JARROD SPECTOR TO PLAY NJPAC
The Victoria Theater at NJPAC presents Broadway’s hottest stars Jessie Mueller and Jarrod Spector performing live together! See Jessie Mueller, the 2014 Tony Award Winner for Best Actress in a Musical: (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) and Jarrod Spector as they perform together in a new concert on Sunday, March 1st and Monday, March 2nd at 8PM. Tickets for this exclusive performance goes on sale on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10AM. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722)
The two stars from the Tony nominated hit Broadway Musical, “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” will share the stage In Concert, sharing solo’s and duets and stories from their careers.
Jessie Mueller, currently portraying Carole King in the hit Broadway musical, makes her concert debut in this evening, offering some of her favorite songs and numbers from her recent musical theater career, including starring roles in “Nice Work If You Can Get It” opposite Matthew Broderick and her Tony nominated performance in “On A Clear Day You Can See Forever” opposite Harry Connick Jr.
Jarrod Spector, who currently portrays iconic songwriter Barry Mann in the hit musical, has created two solo concerts, which he has been touring in between his iconic roles on Broadway. Previously, he portrayed Frankie Valli in the Tony Award winning Best Musical, Jersey Boys, for over 1500 performances. His latest solo concert “A Little Help from My Friends” has sold out New York’s premier nightclub, 54 Below, 12 times this year and has gone on to sell out concert halls throughout the US. He was also a contestant on the original “Star Search” as a child and made his Broadway debut at the age of 9 in the original Broadway production of “Les Miserables.”
Jessie & Jarrod In Concert is sure to win the hearts of concertgoers that love great songs from Broadway and the pop songwriters we all grew up with. Their “characters” owned the radio airwaves in the 60’s and 70’s and coming together for this debut concert seems only natural.
About Jessie Mueller
2014 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Broadway: "Billie Bendix" in Nice Work If You Can Get It opposite Matthew Broderick, The Mystery Of Edwin Drood (Drama Desk Nomination), On A Clear Day You Can See Forever opposite Harry Connick, Jr. (Tony and Drama Desk nominations). NY: Carousel! at the New York Philharmonic, Into The Woods as "Cinderella" at the Delacorte Theatre. Regional: Animal Crackers (Goodman Theatre, Chicago), She Loves Me (Writer’s Theatre), Guys And Dolls, Fiddler On The Roof (Marriott Lincolnshire), Meet Me In St. Louis (Drury Lane Oakbrook), and Henry IV Parts I & II at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in London.
About Jarrod Spector:
Jarrod is from Philadelphia, attended Princeton University, and studied acting at the Atlantic Theater Company. He recently ended his tenure as Frankie Valli in Broadway’s Jersey Boys after a record 1500 performances. Other credits: Broadway: Les Miserables (Gavroche). National Tours: Les Miserables and Jersey Boys. Off-Broadway: Hamlet(Hamlet). Regional: Piece of my Heart (Bert Berns - NY Stage & Film). Find concert/album info at www.jarrodspector.com or Twitter (@jarrodspector).
Photo By: Walter McBride/WM Photography/Retna