Down Around Brown Town
Celebrating the music of James Brown
A Song and Dance Musical Revue
Los Angeles, CA

3 Vocalist singing to tracks
8 Ensemble Cast Members
(2 horn players available depending on budget)
1 Crew/Staff

Residency and Outreach Activities Available

ABOUT

Frit and Frat Fuller, recipients of the 2013 NAACP Award for Best Director Of Musical, brings you "Down Around Brown Town" A jukebox musical revue celebrating the music of Mr. James Brown. Utilizing Mr. Brown's funky and soulful sounds, Down Around Brown Town infuses music, song and dance to create fun, energetic and entertaining vignettes that will definitely get your head bobbing, fingers snapping and toes tapping!

"Down Around Brown Town" is a song and dance driven show, featuring vocalist performed to music tracks (a live band available depending on budget). It was first performed at the State Playhouse on the California State University Los Angeles campus as a part of the Theater, Music and Dance Program with and featured KIN Dance Company.

After a very successful run, the show was remounted and moved to the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles with the original James Brown Band playing live as special guest for that run

Other venues include The Michael Schimmel Thaeter at Pace University, The El Portal Theater NoHo Arts District, The Center Stage Theater Santa Barbara and the Boston Court Gallery Theater Pasadena.

PRESS

☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ (four stars) The talented duo of Frit and Frat Fuller have created this homage to James Brown and drafted a truly talented team to bring it to fruition. A stellar ensemble of singers and dancers delivers a seat-stirring tribute to the music of Soul Singer Number One ... the commercial possibilities seem obvious: Just picture the crowds doing the boogaloo down Broadway, singing "I Got You (I Feel Good)."
Time Out NY

James Brown died on December. 25, 2006, but his rip-roaring imprint continues, as witnessed by "Down Around Brown Town," now leaping, rocking and boogieing around ... Created by KIN Dance Company founders Frit and Frat, this compact revue pursues bare-bones means to inventive ends ... the Brown Song book fiercely vocalized ... with Balanchine-worthy classicism and modern dance asymmetry, Fosse-level pizazz and incendiary tap dancing show up in the mix ... all members of the dancing corps are gifted, vivid and versatile
Los Angeles Times

"Down Around Brown Town" is in town. Nothing becomes a legend most than that his music continues to live. Frit and Frat Fuller of the Kin Dance Company created, directed and choreographed this loving tribute to the great showman James Brown. BOTTOM LINE: This show will start you on the track of saying "I feel good" but leave you saying "Please, Please" don’t go.
STAGE-SPACE NY

Forget what you think you know about James Brown. Yes, yes, the Godfather of Soul and Funk all that. In all likelihood you remember numerous hit records ... it’s quite worth the ticket to wrap your head around them as they are presented in Down Around Brown Town.
EDGE New York, NY

WEBSITE

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