Celebrity couple Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Jonas have joined the production team for Douglas Lyons’ Broadway comedy “Chicken and Biscuits”, currently premiering at the Circle in the Square Theater. Nick visited the cast and creative team at the theater on Sunday, to celebrate the team’s arrival. They reunited him with two members of his upcoming 2022 “Jersey Boys Live!” streaming project. Nick Jonas shares monochrome pic with Priyanka Chopra and it’s hot!
The members were, producer E. Clayton Cornelious and “Chicken and Biscuits” actor Michael Urie, who will also appear in the “Jersey Boys” project and co-starred with Jonas in the 2011 Broadway revival of “How To. succeed in business without really trying. ââ Chicken and Biscuits âcast member Norm Lewis previously appeared with Jonas inâ Les Miserables In Concert: The 25th Anniversary âof 2010. Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas raise more than $ 3 million to help India fight COVID-19.
âBroadway has always had a special place in my heart. It helped launch my career. And after a year and a half, Broadway is exactly what we need in this world. This play emphasizes the importance of love, laughter and family. There is energy, style and heart, the kind of vibe so unique to the theater, “Nick said in a statement. Nick is a Golden Globe and Grammy Award nominated singer, songwriter, actor, producer and entrepreneur. He began his Broadway career at the age of 7 and received critical acclaimed solo success. He has been recognized by the Songwriters Hall of Fame and is also a member of the pop group “Jonas Brothers”.
Priyanka, who recently starred and produced the Oscar-nominated feature film “The White Tiger” and will later be seen in the feature films “The Matrix 4” and “Text for You,” as well as the Russo Brothers’ series “Citadel,” said, “Broadway is back, but this time it’s a new Broadway.” She further continued, âIt’s about time we saw more diversity on stage, and this cast and production team is making history on that front. It’s a monumental moment for the industry, and I’m thrilled to be a part of it. This is also my first foray into Broadway, so bringing this show to the public with my husband Nick, who has so much experience in the medium, and at a time when we need it most, is a very proud moment for me. “
“Chicken and Biscuits,” a family comedy, was written by black playwright Lyons and stars a largely black cast, directed by Zhailon Levingston, who at 27 became the youngest black director in the history of Broadway. Currently, in previews, the play will officially open in Circle in the Square on October 10 and run through January 2. The overall cast of the production includes Cleo King in her Broadway debut as Baneatta Mabry, the eldest daughter of a large family who is gathering for the funeral and celebration of the life of a family elder.
Ebony Marshall-Oliver plays her sister Beverly, who recently appeared in Shakespeare in the Park’s Merry Wives. Also in the cast: Lewis and Urie, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Devere Rogers, Aigner Mizzelle and Alana Raquel Bowers. Nich and Priyanka joined the production team which included Pamela Ross, Hunter Arnold, E. Clayton Cornelious, Leah Michalos, Kayla Greenspan, Mapleseed Productions, Curt Cronin, John Joseph, John Paterakis and Invisible Wall Productions / Blaine Hopkins.
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