Adele, Brandon Victor Dixon, Le Poisson Rouge
Last night, April 30, BROADWAY SINGS ADELE featured over 15 cover songs to celebrate the pop superstar's greatest hits, accompanied by a full band orchestrated, arranged, and music directed by Joshua Stephen Kartes. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you concert highlights below!
Performers included Brandon Victor Dixon (The Color Purple), Matt Doyle (Spring Awakening), Tim Ehrlich (Rent), Hannah Elless (Godspell, Mamma Mia!), Alex Ellis (Catch Me if You Can), Asmeret Ghebremichael (Book of Mormon, Legally Blonde), Morgan James (Godspell, Wonderland), Jesse J.P. Johnson (Wicked), Jillian Kates (Wicked), Eric Michael Krop (Godspell), Bobby List (High School Musical), Douglas Lyons (Book of Mormon), Corey Mach (Godspell, Wicked), Carrie Manolakos (Wicked), Julia Mattison (Godspell), Andy Mientus (Carrie), Christina Sajous (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, American Idiot), Libby Servais (Lysistrata Jones, Wicked), Anne Fraser Thomas (How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Marty Thomas (Xanadu, Wicked), and more.
The success of Adele's albums has earned her numerous records in the Guinness Book of World Records. She became the first artist in history to lead the Billboard 200 concurrently with three Billboard Hot 100 number ones. Adele is also the first female artist to have three singles in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time, and the first female artist to have two albums in the top five of the Billboard 200 and two singles in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously.