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Janet Dacal Confirmed For Inside Scoop Broadway Unplugged Event

 

Brodaway star and FIU Alum Janet Dacal will attend the FIU Theatre’s Inside Scoop: Special Edition Event alongside other Broadway  actors. The event is to take place on Thursday, March 28 at 3:30PM in the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Black Box.

Janet Dacal  is known for her work in Broadway productions of In the Heights, Wonderland, Good Vibrations, and Byzantium Off Broadway. In 2007, she received the Drama Desk Award for her performance in the Broadway musical In the Heights.

FIU Theatre is pleased to bring you this special edition of Inside Scoop featuring a talk back session with Broadway stars Matt Caplan, Adam Chanler-Berat , Janet Dacal (FIU Alum), Marcus James , Rebecca Naomi Jones, Andy Señor Jr. (FIU Theatre Alum), and Jared Stein. In addition to our FIU Theatre event, the actors are in town to perform in District Stage Company’s “Broadway Unplugged” event taking place at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center this weekend.

Other Broadway stars in attendance:

  •  — Matt Caplan (Rent, South Pacific, Spider-Man).
  •  — Adam Chanler-Berat (Original Broadway cast: Peter and the Starcatcher, Next to Normal, Rent Off Broadway).
  •  — Marcus James (In the Heights, Rent).
  •  — Rebecca Naomi Jones (Original Broadway cast: Passing Strange, American Idiot, Hair).
  •  — Andy Señor Jr. (Rent, Rent Off Broadway, Fly).
  •  — Jared Stein (Musical Director – Rent, American Idiot, Spring Awakening).

 

Each guest will describe their professional journey after which they will answer questions from the audience. Students, alumni, faculty, staff, and invited guests will have the opportunity to interact with and learn from some of the most sought after actors on Broadway at this time at this exclusive event. Everyone is invited to stay for refreshments.

Janet Dacal - Broadway StarABOUT JANET DACAL:
Janet Dacal just recently finished her run with In The Heights, playing the lead as Nina Rosario, after having originated the role of Carla in the original Off-Broadway and Broadway productions. Broadway: Good Vibrations, Wonderland. Off-Broadway: Byzantium. Regional: Señor Discretion Himself (Arena Stage); Five Course Love (Carbonell nomination); Four Guys Named Jose; Annie and others (Actors’ Playhouse). Recordings and tours for various Grammy-winning artists, including Gloria Estefan, Jon Secada and Luis Enrique.

SDMCAC District Stage Company presents “Broadway Unplugged”
Be sure to take the opportunity to see and hear these talented performers this weekend Friday, March 29 at 8:30pm and Saturday, March 30 at 8:30pm & 10:30pm for District Stage Company presents “Broadway Unplugged” at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center – 10950 SW 211 St., Cutler Bay, FL 33189. For more information and to purchase tickets visit: http://www.smdcac.org or call: (786) 573-5300.
District Stage Company: http://www.Facebook.com/DistrictStageCo

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