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Multi-talented Broadway actor, singer, and songwriter, who has quickly become an Arden favorite, having been featured in productions such as NEXT TO NORMAL, FUN HOME and RAGTIME, will present his cabaret of original music from April 5 through 18, 2021.
ROBI HAGER: SO FAR will take viewers on a journey through Hager’s original work, from his instrumental pieces to music from his wickedly popular musical BASIC WITCHES. There will be visual elements by some artists and designers picked by Hager, as well as a guest appearance by Melanie Hsu, whose work featured at WNYC, the SXSW Film Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Poetic License Theater Festival, Source Festival, NY Indie Theatre Film Festival and the BAM “Puppets on Film” Festival. Additionally, audiences will also get a glimpse of the latest musical Hager has been composing, LITTLE DUENDE.
“I am so excited to bring my music to audiences who may only know me as an actor,” notes Hager. “I’m thrilled to share some special music with Arden audiences, both locally in Philadelphia and beyond, with this cabaret program. These songs all play an important part in my life as a creator and artist, and I’m excited to bring them to the digital stage.”
A native of Mexico City, Hager lives in Philadelphia and has been featured on Broadway in SPRING AWAKENING, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, HOW TO SUCCEED…, and BYE BYE BIRDIE. He played Roy in the 1st National Tour of FUN HOME, and reprised his performance at the Arden Theatre Company’s regional premiere in 2018. As a composer, his musicals include LITTLE DUENDE, BASIC WITCHES, SILUETA: A NEW MUSICAL, and the children’s theatre work THE REAL WICKED WITCHES OF HALLOWEEN HILLS. Robi continues to create new projects and is a teaching artist and director, offering vocal coaching and master classes.
Tickets ($30 per household) to ROBI HAGER: SO FAR are currently on sale at ardentheatre.org.