Ben Foster, Adam Jacobs, Kiho Maaya to hold “New Year Musical Concert 2023” | SPICE – Entertainment specialized information media Spice

From Saturday, January 7, 2023 to Monday, January 9, 2023 at Tokyu Theater Orb,“PGF Life presents New Year Musical Concert 2023”was decided to be held.

“New Year Musical Concert” has been held every year since 2016 as a concert to celebrate the beginning of the new year with musical songs. This concert is the New Year’s performance of Tokyu Theater Orb, which has become a tradition for musical fans to start watching theater. It will be a gorgeous musical festival full of New Year’s celebration mood with a lineup of familiar songs that everyone can enjoy, from musical beginners to repeaters.

Stage photos of past performances Photo: Atsutoshi Shimosaka

The performers are top musical stars who are active on the front lines of the world.Played the lead role of Phantom in the West End 30th anniversary performance of “The Phantom of the Opera” from England.Ben FosterPopular from the United States as the role of the first Aladdin in the popular musical “Aladdin” Broadway performanceAdam Jacobscame to Japan.In addition, she has appeared in numerous topical works as one of the leading heroines in the musical world.True Color Xifanpresents its first collaboration with an overseas cast.

Stage photos of past performances Photo: Atsutoshi Shimosaka

Stage photos of past performances Photo: Atsutoshi Shimosaka

Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II, Leonard Bernstein, Cole Porter, George Gershwin… They are known all over the world as creators representing the musical world, who created famous songs that everyone has heard at least once. From the opening to the finale, this concert will be composed mainly of popular songs that continue to be loved by a wide range of generations, and will give you a special and exciting time unique to musicals.

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Ben Forster Comment

Ben Foster

Ben Foster

I always feel very honored when I have the opportunity to perform in Japan. This time I will sing at Tokyu Theater Orb for the first time. I am very happy to be able to come to Japan again and sing for all the Japanese musical fans. It’s going to be an incredible concert to kick off the new year!

Originally from England. She won the lead role in “Jesus Christ-Superstar” on a public audition show in the UK, and instantly caught the attention of the world. After that, he rose to stardom as a musical actor by playing the lead role of Phantom in his 30th anniversary performance of “The Phantom of the Opera” West End. Other appearances include “Evita,” “Grease,” and “The Rocky Horror Show.”

Adam Jacobs Comment

Adam Jacobs

Adam Jacobs

I am very excited to be able to make a “Japan debut” this time! Many of my Broadway friends have told me that they had a wonderful time with the Japanese audience at the Tokyu Theater Orb, and I am honored to be one of them. I can’t think of a better way to start the year with new friends and a musical I love!

I am from America. She is popular as the first Aladdin role in the hit musical “Aladdin” Broadway performance. Alan Menken, known for composing Disney movies such as “Aladdin” and “Beauty and the Beast”, released a solo album of his songs, and appeared as a guest at his concerts held around the world. , interact intimately. Her other Broadway appearances include Simba in The Lion King and Marius in Les Misérables.

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Kiho Maaya comment

True Color Xifan

True Color Xifan

I am really happy to be able to perform at the “New Year Musical Concert” at the beginning of the new year. A session with wonderful overseas artists who usually can’t be together. I’m looking forward to the chemical reactions that occur with the power of music! We are looking forward to seeing you all at Tokyu Theater Orb.

Former Takarazuka Revue Yukigumi top daughter role. With her solid singing ability and delicate acting ability, she is one of the best heroines in the musical world and has performed a wide range of roles from her classics to comedies. She has appeared in many popular works such as ‘Don Juan’ and ‘The Man Who Laughs’, and she is showing a spectacular performance as a musical actress. In addition to appearing on stage, she has been active in a wide range of fields, including writing essays in radio dramas, program MCs, dinner shows, and LIVE performances such as Billboard. She will be appearing in “Angel ni Love Song ~Sister Act~” this fall and “Jekyll and Hyde” next spring.

Performance information

PGF Life Insurance presents “New Year Musical Concert 2023”

Schedule: January 7, 2023 (Sat) 17:00 / 8th (Sun) 13:00 / 9th (Mon/holiday) 13:00
Venue: Tokyu Theater Orb

Directed by: Kahori Kanaya
Music Director: Shigeru Yawata
Starring: Ben Foster, Adam Jacobs, Kiho Maaya and others

Scheduled programs: Phantom of the Opera, Aladdin, West Side Story, Les Miserables, The Sound of Music, Jesus Christ = Superstar, etc.
*The performance program is subject to change.

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Organizer/Planning/Invitation/Production: Bunkamura
Special Sponsor: PGF Life (Prudential Gibraltar Financial Life)

Release: MY Bunkamura Pre-sale: October 8th (Sat) General sale: November 5th (Sat)

■ Inquiries regarding performances: Bunkamura 03-3477-3244 (10:00-18:00)

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