Adam Pascal “So Far”
An evening of songs, stories, questions and answers in an intimate acoustic retrospective of the career of Adam Pascal, star of Broadway’s RENT, Aida, Memphis, Chicago and more at The Madison Theatre at Molloy College.
Adam Pascal, recently returned to Broadway for a stint in the new hit musical, Pretty Woman. He also originated the role of “Chad” in the Broadway musical Disaster and starred on Broadway in the Tony Award Winning Best Musical, Memphis, followed by a stint as “Billy Flynn” in the Tony-Winning Musical Chicago. Before helming the National tour of Something Rotten, Adam starred in the musical on Broadway.
Adam was born in the Bronx and raised in Syosset, NewYork. He started singing in various rock bands when he was 12, playing the local New York club scene for many years, and has been singing in bands, as a solo artist, in movies, or on the Broadway stage ever since. In 1995, his band, Mute, recorded a self-titled album that was released in Japan by Zero Corporation. Adam tried out for the then unknown, off-Broadway production of Rent in 1996, He landed the role of Roger Davis and was nominated for a 1996 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical), and winning a Drama League and Obie award for his performance as Roger. The show went on to become a worldwide success and one of the longest running shows in Broadway history. In 1997 He reprised the role of Roger (the first of several times he would do so) for the West End Premiere of Rent.
Adam’s career expanded to the big screen during 1998, in the independent film SLC Punk! In 2000, Adam was cast as Radames in Elton John and Tim Rice’s new Broadway musical Aida, for which he received a Drama League award. He starred in the production for over 3 years. In May of 2000, his debut solo album, Model Prisoner, was released on Sh-K-Boom Records. Also that same year, Adam co-produced the hit off-Broadway play Fully Committed with fellow former Rent cast member, Jesse L. Martin. The show went on to garner many awards and played to sold-out houses in New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, and London. Adam once again visited the Broadway stage in 2003, this time, as the final Emcee in the Sam Mendes/Rob Marshall production of Cabaret at Studio 54. Also during that time, Adam was cast alongside Jack Black, as Theo, the lead singer of “No Vacancy” in 2003’s School of Rock.