The Green Room 42 is Broadway’s newest intimate concert venue. This elegant new cabaret space will welcome back Eva Noblezada, the Tony Award nominated star of Broadway’s Miss Saigon with her show “Girl No More”. For three Monday’s February 26, March 5 and March 12 at 7:00 PM. you can catch this young and talented performer.
“Girl No More” takes the audience through an evening of pop ballads, jazz standards and musical theater favorites, including songs made famous by Amy Winehouse and Frank Sinatra. In this intimate evening of music with a wonderfully colorful set list, Eva sings from her heart and reveals a side of her story you’ve never heard.
Eva Noblezada starred on Broadway in the title role of Cameron Mackintosh’s epic revival of the musical Miss Saigon last season. She received a Tony Award nomination at the age of 21 for her Broadway debut. She previously starred in the long-running London revival of the show, for which she received the WhatsOnStage Award for “Best Actress in a Musical.” She also played Eponine in the West End revival of the legendary musical Les Miserables. Eva was a high school student in Charlotte, NC, when she was discovered by casting director Tara Rubin at the 2013 Jimmy Awards in New York City. Rubin introduced her to Mackintosh and director Laurence Connor, who chose her to star in their long-awaited hit 2014 West End revival of Miss Saigon. Tickets can be purchased at www.TheGreenRoom42.com.
ALSO COMING UP AT GREEN ROOM 42
with LaDonna Burns and James Jackson, Jr.
“Black History Review”
Friday, February 23 at 9:30 PM
They’re back! Cabaret darlings and The Green Room 42 favorites, The Black-Ups (LaDonna Burns and James Jackson, Jr.) are back to celebrate the New Year and take on all things February, with a soul-tastic history lesson in the shortest month of 2018. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll wish it was a leap year!
Saturday, February 24 at 7:00 PM
Alice Ripley – Tony Award winning star of Next To Normal, Sunset Boulevard, American Psycho, The Who’s Tommy, The Rocky Horror Show and more – returns to The Green Room 42 in her brand new show. Featuring everything from pop and rock hits to musical theatre standards, Ripley takes the audience on an evening of storytelling and song.
Saturday, March 3 at 7:00 PM
America’s Sweethearts are proud to bring their celebration of The Golden Oldies to The Green Room 42. “Goin’ Steady” is chock-full of tunes about falling in (and out!) of love. Featuring music from Annette Funicello to The Supremes, “Goin’ Steady” is sure to bring out your nostalgic side – remember your first Spring Fling? Your first kiss? Join The Sweets for an evening of doo wop and Motown classics.
KYLE TAYLOR PARKER
“The Soul Session”
Sunday, March 4 at 9:30 PM
Kyle Taylor Parker, known for his work on Broadway in the original casts of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Kinky Boots, and for headlining the first national tour of Kinky Boots, Parker makes his Green Room 42 debut in “The Soul Session,” an evening of show tunes and pop standards reimagined into soul-stirring arrangements. The show will feature music from Hairspray, West Side Story, The Color Purple and more. The evening is a celebration of soul and all things Broadway. Directed by Nathan Peck with Music direction by Joshua Stephen Kartes.
“Third Time’s the Charm”
Sunday, March 11 at 7:00 PM
This musical theatre actress has managed to balance married life in the country and a hectic city schedule, while pursuing that elusive first Broadway Show. Jen has earned her chevrons with productions of Les Miserables, Evita, Ruthless!, Into the Woods, Fiddler on the Roof, among them, and has cut her cabaret teeth on previous club appearances at Joe’s Pub and Feinstein’s/54Below. She’s now bringing her latest show with fresh material and continued “Tales of Adventure” to The Green Room 42. Her show is directed by longtime pal Richard Jay-Alexander. Joseph Thalken is Jen’s Musical Director/Arranger/Accompanist and leads the hot band featuring Perry Cavari and Dick Sarpola.
“Live(S) in New York”
Saturday, March 24 at 7:00 PM
Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle is back in town with her stunning solo performance, an intimate evening of song that whispers seductive secrets, lays bare the naked truth and explodes with the one of a kind bottle rocket charisma that’s kept “Frankie’s” ardent fans coming back for more since she created the iconic role of Eponine in Les Miserables and turned “On My Own” into one of Broadway’s most beloved standards. This evening is a wildly entertaining ride straight through the core of the most tender heart, fiery passion and loose comic confidence of a seasoned performer at the height of her game. Frankie has made five solo albums and has performed countless West End shows including her most recent critically acclaimed performance as Queenie in the U.K. Premiere of Michael LaChiusa’s infamous The Wild Party. The show is co-created by Frances Ruffelle and Gwyneth Herbert, with Musical arrangements by Gwyneth Herbert with additional arrangements by Jude Obermuller and David Barber.
from The Great Comet and Porgy & Bess
“Heavy is The Head”
Friday, March 23 at 9:30 PM
Sumayya Ali, featured in the original Broadway cast of Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812, Spike Lee’s Red Hook Summer, and the Broadway revival of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess makes her Green Room 42 debut in “Heavy is The Head.” Join Sumayya in this spell binding evening as she explores exoteric and esoteric identity and purpose through her original compositions as well as juxtaposing electronica, classical and rock/soul into some favorite Broadway, jazz and pop standards. Come discover the magical transforming elements of music which are buried inside of yourself. With these gifts comes responsibility. “Heavy is the head that wears the crown.”
AMY JO JACKSON
“I Want To Be Your Man”
Friday, April 13 at 9:30 PM
Amy Jo Jackson – actor, singer, and notable Tall Person – makes her Green Room 42 debut in I Want To Be Your Man. Comprised entirely of music that was originally performed by men, Amy Jo escorts you through a night of songs that span eras, genres, and gender identities for a playfully subversive romp through masculinity in pop culture. This Amazonian chanteuse always brings the party, so get ready for an epic night of badassery and powerhouse vocals courtesy of one emphatically nasty woman.
As Varla Jean, Jeffery Roberson has filled cabarets and concert halls across the world including the Sydney Opera House, Carnegie Hall, the New York Public Theater, London’s Soho Theatre, LA’s Renberg Theatre, and countless theatres in the gay sea-side village of Provincetown. Jeffery wrote and starred in the short Improve Your History with Varla Jean: Stonewall, for the launch of the MTV’s television network Logo and was also seen in their “One Night Standup: Dragtastic” special. Jeffery has starred as Varla in numerous TV and stage roles as well, with highlights that include “Project Runway,” “Ugly Betty,” and the film Girls Will be Girls. Paying tribute to the inspiring women who have inspired her to think about becoming inspirational, BigGayHudsonValley.com has teamed up with Varla Jean Merman to bring “Wonder Merman” to NYC for this special one night only show.
Please visit TheGreenRoom42.com for additional details and show