CAPITAL PHILHARMONIC of NEW JERSEY: Brothers on Broadway featuring Baritone Keith Spencer
Brothers on Broadway featuring Baritone Keith Spencer
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm
A tribute to Broadway's African American leading men, including legends such as Sammy Davis Jr., Cab Calloway, Ben Vereen, Paul Robeson, and Gregory Hines. Music by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Harold Arlen, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Leonard Bernstein, and more.
Nationally-recognized baritone vocalist, Keith Spencer, presents his tour de force musical showcase, Brothers on Broadway in partnership with the Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey. This one-man celebratory tribute to Broadway’s African American leading men has kept audiences and critics alike clamoring for more. With a showman's flair, Keith leads us on a show-stopping musical journey from humble reflections of black minstrelsy through the undeniable progress afforded African Americans through musical theatre. Brothers on Broadway pays homage to the concert works and musical theatre performances of artists such as Paul Robeson, Ben Vereen, Sammy Davis, Jr., Gregory Hines, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and many other notable artists. This concert experience commemorating Black History Month includes well-known selections from shows such as Porgy and Bess, Ragtime, Pippin, The Phantom of the Opera, Hamilton, and more. Since its inception, Brothers on Broadway has continued to rise to critical acclaim. Now, for the first time, Brothers on Broadway will be presented as a full orchestral experience courtesy of the Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey and Maestro Daniel Spalding. Don't miss this premier historic collaboration celebrating African American greats who broke norms, records, and standards to become unforgettable legends of the Broadway stage.