Some talented, local artists hailing from the Jersey Shore will be performing at an upcoming concert at The Green Room 42 in New York City on Monday, November 8. A Little Bit of Bobby: Bobby Cronin and Friends will feature songs from award winning composer and lyricist Bobby Cronin with an ensemble cast of various Broadway stars, including those that come from The Prep in Little Silver, NJ.
BroadwayWorld Award winning composer and lyricist Bobby Cronin’s songs from Concrete Jungle, Mary and Max and a sneak listen to the music for Rain and Zoe Save the World, by Crystal Skillman will be presented by Broadway stars in an evening that celebrates the heartfelt ballads and soaring melodies of Bobby Cronin.
Joining Bobby will be Jelani Remy–Ain’t Too Proud, The Lion King; Shuler Hensley–The Music Man, Oklahoma; Devin Ilaw–Les Miserables, Miss Saigon; Kate Rockwell– Bring it In On, Mean Girls; Angela Birchett– The Color Purple, The Clark Sisters; Telly Leung– Godspell, Aladdin; Lauren Elder–Mary and Max, Side Show; Brooklyn Norstedt – Psykidz; Deon Oliverio – Pose; Leana Rae Concepcion –Radio City Christmas Spectacular.
Joining the cast is an ensemble comprised of: Roggi Chuquimarca; Jessi Clayton; Leanne Rae Concepcion; Yassi Noubar, Kara Pizzolo; Regene Odon; and Noah Virgile and Andrew R. Widger.
Bobby is the award-winning composer/writer of Mary and Max (based on the claymation film) with bookwriter Crystal Skillman praised at its European premiere – “…it may open a new musical era. Because what is offered here for eyes, ears and heart is indeed a musical, but so atypically different, refreshingly modern – simply authentic.”;‘Til Death Do Us Part (2018-2020 SDSU New Works Award, World Premiere 2020 Covid canceled) with bookwriter Caroline Prugh; Till Soon, Anne with bookwriter/lyricist Christine Toy Johnson (O’Neill Residencies 2017 & 2018, NYTB 2019 reading series) and Concrete Jungle, commissioned for London’s esteemed ArtsEd. His rock musical W2ML is newly under a Broadway option. Bobby has composed numerous award-winning scores and songs for musical short films, which have headlined festivals all over the world, and scored the hit audio drama King Kirby on Broadway Podcast Network. Yale graduate where he won the Michael P. Manzella Award for Excellence in Arts, Scholastics and Character. Member of ASCAP, Dramatists Guild.
source: The Green Room 42 via Instagram