New York, NY — On May 4th, 2015 The American Cancer Society celebrated Marvin Hamlisch featuring music from his Score for “SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS” (Broadway Musical, 2002.) The organizers gathered a wonderful ensemble of performers. The event, titled A Spring Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch, took place at the Hudson Theatre.
American Cancer Society’s Marvin Hamlisch Benefit on May 4th! Several Broadway stars gave an enthralling concert performance of “Sweet Smell of Success”, Marvin Hamlisch (music), Craig Carnelia (lyrics), and John Guare (book)
The cast included Marc Kudisch (Hand to God) as J.J. Hunsecker and Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan (Newsies) as Sidney Falcone as well as Adam Jacobs (Aladdin) as Dallas, Lindsay Mendez (Wicked) as Rita, Marissa McGowan (A Little Night Music) as Susan, Bernard Dotson (Sweet Smell of Success — Original Cast), Steven Brinberg, Peter Dugan, and Charles Yang. The ensemble will feature Craig Blake, Dionne Figgins, Matt Gibson, Justin Henry, Reed Kelly, Amanda Kloots, Ryan Steer, Mindy Wallace, Chryssie Whitehead, Ryan Worsing, and Sam Zack.
The performance was directed by John Simpkins with musical direction by J. Ernest Green, Choreography by Emmy Winner Tyce Diorio, stage management by Tony Award Winner Peter Lawrence and sound by Bob Rendon.
VIDEO: Adam Jacobs:
Proud of Your Boy | ALADDIN on Broadway | Performed by Adam Jacobs and Alan Menken
Adam Jacobs sing a special version ‘Proud of Your Boy’ from Disney’s ALADDIN on Broadway accompanied by composer Alan Menken.
VIDEO:ALADDIN on Broadway — In the Recording Studio
Journey inside the recording studio as the cast and creative team create the Original Broadway Cast Recording of ALADDIN.
Adam Jacobs currently stars on Broadway in Aladdin for which he received a Drama Desk nomination as Best Actor in a Musical. Adam has appeared in several Broadway productions such as, Les Miserables, The Lion King, Mamma Mia! and Cinderella, all of which held national tours. Regional theatre appearances include Zorro for which he received a Suzi nomination, Once On This Island, and Harvey Milk.
For more information on Adam please visit his website. Adam Jacobs — Website