James Monroe Iglehart, Robin De Jesus – 54 Below

 

James Monroe Iglehart

James Monroe Iglehart

Robin De Jesus

Robin De Jesus

 

(Video Interviews: Brian Lipton  Video/Photos by Magda Katz)

 

 

 

 

On Monday, May 4 & 18, 7 p.m.Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart, currently appearing as the Genie in Broadway’s “Aladdin,” will be doing an original hip-hop number from his show, “How the Heck Did I Get Here?” which will be seen at 54 Below.  Iglehart discussed his eclectic musical tastes, his readiness to work even on his night off from “Aladdin,” and his love of talking to audiences.

On Monday, May 4, 9:30 pm.Tony Award nominee Robin De Jesus, who is currently playing Bog in Broadway’s “Wicked,” performed a slowed-down version at previews of Miley Cyrus’ pop hit “Wrecking Ball,” from his new show “#THESTRUGGLEISREAL,” which will be seen at 54 Below. DeJesus talked about his inspiration for this very personal evening, his trepidation about turning 30, and the differences between the fans of “Wicked” and one of his previous Broadway shows, “Rent.”

 

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