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'Broadway Rox' hitting JAX with music, music, music

"Broadway Rox" is the new live concert experience that celebrates your favorite hits from over 20 of the most iconic Broadway musicals. The show is coming to the Jacksonville’s Times-Union Center’s Moran Theater for one performance only on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

"Broadway Rox". Popular show tunes from Broadway
"Broadway Rox". Popular show tunes from Broadway
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Lots of music from your favorite Broadway hits
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Broadway Rox features the contemporary musicals of Broadway from the pop and rock genres, bridging the gap between traditional Broadway musicals and a full-blown Rock Show. The visually amazing production is comprised of six of the hottest performers on Broadway and a five-piece band. Those familiar with GLEE and SMASH will love the awesome mash-ups of their favorite Broadway songs, as “Broadway Rox” celebrates youth, energy, humor, and great music.

Enjoy hits from Wicked, Mamma Mia, Jersey Boys, Rent, The Who’s Tommy, Hair, Rock of Ages, Jesus Christ Superstar, and many more! “Broadway Rox” features a thrilling five-piece band and brand new exciting musical arrangements created by Broadway composer and musical director, Jason Howland (Little Women, Jekyll & Hyde, Flashdance). “Broadway Rox” is supported by exciting video projections and has a cast of six Broadway stars and recording artists that will have you dancing in the aisles.

The “Broadway Rox” Creative Team includes Broadway veterans Rob Evan (Jekyll & Hyde, Les Miserables, Trans-Siberian Orchestra), Jason Howland (Jekyll & Hyde, Handel’s Messiah Rocks, composer of Broadway’s Little Women), Rich Affannato (Tony® Award-nominated producer, Peter and the Starcatcher, Silence! The Musical, ANN at Lincoln Center) and Thom Schilling (Les Miserables, Fosse, The American Dance Machine). BROADWAY ROX is directed by Rob Evan and Rich Affannato.

Song selections include:
Take A Chance On Me         Aquarius
Defying Gravity           Pinball Wizard
Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You     Bohemian Rhapsody
Dancin’ Queen           Don’t Stop Believing
You Can’t Stop The Beat        Who Loves You
Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)      Seasons Of Love
The Time Warp            New York State Of Mind
Rent,    
and many more!

Broadway Rox
DATE:          TIME:
Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014   8:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Times Union Center Performing Arts
      Moran Theater
      300 West Water St.
      Jacksonville, FL 32202

TICKETS: Vary for BROADWAY ROX in Jacksonville start at $32.00 and are available at the Artist Series Box Office between 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, at (904) 442-BWAY {2929} or online 24/7 with Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. Discounts are available for groups of 10+ by calling (904) 442-2947 or groupsales@fscj.edu.

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