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Train's Pat Monahan will make his Broadway debut in Rocktopia
The Grammy Award winner will guest star in the upcoming Broadway premiere of Rocktopia at the Broadway Theatre.
Producers of the upcoming Broadway engagement of Rocktopia have confirmed that Pat Monahan, a three-time Grammy Award winner and frontman of multi-platinum-selling band Train, will officially make his Broadway debut in the international music sensation. He will join the previously announced company of Rob Evan, Chloe Lowery, Tony Vincent, Kimberly Nichole, and Alyson Cambridge for the first three weeks of the run, from March 20 to April 8, 2018.
As founder and lead singer of Train, Monahan has released 10 studio albums, selling more than 10 million worldwide, and has received a total of 8 Grammy Award nominations to date, winning 3 (including "Best Rock Song" for "Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)" in 2002.
Rob Evan, co-creator of Rocktopia, released the following statement: "The entire Rocktopia team is thrilled to have Pat Monahan join us at the Broadway Theatre. Pat's incredible talent and background lends itself perfectly to our unique musical vision. The fusion we have created with Train's song for the encore is truly exciting!"
The Broadway premiere of Rocktopia will play the Broadway Theatre from March 20 through to April 29, 2018, ahead of the Broadway premiere of King Kong in the same venue.
Rocktopia is billed as "an explosive musical event that fuses the most iconic 20th-Century rock with world-renowned classical compositions, featuring world-class vocalists—backed by a full symphony orchestra, an electrifying rock band, and a choir performing the works of musical innovators including Journey, Mozart, Queen, Handel, U2, Tchaikovsky, Heart, Beethoven, Led Zeppelin, Copland, The Who and more."
The Rocktopia band is comprised of Grammy and Emmy Award nominated violinist Máiréad Nesbitt, guitarist Tony Bruno, pianist Henry Aronson, bass player Mat Fieldes, and drummer Alex Alexander.
Rocktopis is produced on Broadway by ROCKTOPIA Broadway LLC in association with Hughes Wall LLC.
Rocktopia Tickets are available now for performances from March 20 to April 29, 2018.