Thursday, August 19

Disney's Anika Noni Rose and Jason Robert Brown in Concert

Anika Noni Rose is a Tony Award-winning actress who voiced Princess Tiana in Disney’s The Princess And The Frog. She will make her West End debut next month with fellow Tony winner Jason Robert Brown when they appear in concert at the Garrick Theatre on 24th and 25th September.

Anika Noni Rose played Grace Makutsi in the BBC Sunday night drama The No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, was Lorrell Robinson in the film Dreamgirls, won a Tony Award for her performance in Caroline, Or Change and was most recently seen on Broadway starring opposite James Earl Jones and Phylicia Rashad in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof.

Brown is making his West End concert debut and has appeared off-West End at the New Player’s Theatre.  He and Anika Noni Rose will perform new material plus a selection of songs from his shows Songs for a New World, Parade, The Last Five Years and 13. His band, The Caucasian Rhythm Kings, will accompany them along with a four-string French horn section.


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