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MAUI POPS ORCHESTRA -- BROADWAY POPS

With guest vocalists Nikki Renée Daniels and Jeff Kready

Sunday, Jan 22 2023, 3:00 PM

Castle Theater

Maui Pops Orchestra's annual sell-out Broadway Pops concert features the vocal talents of Nikki Renée Daniels & Jeff Kready in songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber and more. Both with extensive credits on Broadway, television and in concert halls, this engaging couple will bring you the excitement of the Broadway stage!

They join Music Director James Durham and the Maui Pops Orchestra in a celebration of familiar and family-friendly music from Broadway and beyond. 
 


Nikki Renée Daniels recently starred in the Tony Award winning revival of Company, on Broadway. Other recent credits include Hamilton (Angelica Schuyler) at the CIBC Center in Chicago and The Book of Mormon (Nabulungi) on Broadway. Nikki has also been seen on Broadway as Clara in the 2012 Tony Award winning revival of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, Fantine in Les Miserablés and in Nine, Aida, Little Shop of Horrors, The Look of Love, Promises, Promises, Anything Goes and Lestat. She made her New York City Opera debut as Clara in Porgy and Bess. Other New York credits include Martha Jefferson in1776 at City Center Encores! and Rose Lennox in The Secret Garden at David Geffen Hall. Regionally, Nikki has been seen in Caroline, or Change (Emma) at the Guthrie Theatre; Ray Charles Live! (Della B.) at Pasadena Playhouse; Anything Goes (Hope) at Williamstown Theatre Festival; Beauty and the Beast (Belle) at Sacramento Music Circus, and North Shore Music Theater; Ragtime (Sarah) at North Shore Music Theatre; Aida (Aida) and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Narrator) at ArtPark.

 

Jeff Kready was most recently on Broadway in the 2022 Tony Award winning revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Company, where he played the on-stage husband to his-real life wife, Nikki Renée Daniels. Before that he was seen standing by for the “title” role of Michael Dorsey/Dorothy Michaels in Tootsie. Other Broadway credits: Monty Navarro in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Tony Elliot in Billy Elliot the Musical, Sunday in the Park with George, and Les Misérables, where he was the youngest person, at age 24, to ever perform the role of Jean Valjean on Broadway. Regional credits include: Tommy in Brigadoon (Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera), Mr. Snow in Carousel (Connecticut Critics Circle Award nomination, Goodspeed Opera House), Ted Hanover in Holiday Inn (Paper Mill Playhouse), Jimmy Smith in Thoroughly Modern Millie (Paper Mill), Crumpet the elf in David Sedaris’s one-man-show Santaland Diaries (Hartford TheaterWorks), and In This House (world premiere, Two River Theater). Off-Broadway: Attack of the Elvis Impersonators (Theater Row), Tokio Confidential (Atlantic Theater Company).

 


For more details on the program and the guest performers, CLICK HERE. 

Come early for food & beverages in the Yokouchi Pavilion starting at 1:00 pm.