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"NAACP  Theatre Award Winner"

A stellar ensemble of singers and dancers delivers a seat stirring tribute to the music of Soul Brother Number One...  (Lisa Levinson) TimeOut, NY

James Brown died on December 25, 2006, but his rip-roaring imprint continues, as witnessed by "Down Around Brown Town"... 
(David C. Nichols) LA Times

This show will start you on the track of saying "I feel good" but leaving saying  "Please, Please don't go."   
(Celia Sharpe) Stage Biz NYC

Well worth your money for incredible dancing plus the music of James Brown equaling some damn fine entertainment.
(wrterbeasy) FringeNYC

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Down Around Brown Town (DABT) is an exciting and spirited jukebox musical that celebrates the influential music of the Godfather of Soul himself, James Brown. Created, directed and choreographed by the dynamic duo Frit and Frat, DABT is set in the fictional small town of  "Brown Town"  and follows an entertaining cast of characters as they go about their weekend adventures exhibited through live singing and dance numbers. Packed with some of the most iconic and infectious hits from Brown's extensive catalog, including classics like "I Got You (I Feel Good), "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag," and "I Got The Feeling," the show expertly captures the energy, rhythm and raw soulfulness of his music. Whether you find yourself singing along to the familiar lyrics or tapping your feet to the pulsing beats, DABT envelops the audience in the spirit and sound of  James Brown's revolutionary music. Through humorous vignettes and dazzling choreography, the show provides an immersive musical experience that celebrates his enduring cultural impact and promises an evening of joyful nostalgia that will have you dancing and feeling good. With its talented cast, creative direction and electrifying soundtrack, DABT is a high-energy musical celebration not to be missed. So come out and enjoy a night of funk, soul, and have a frolicking good time.


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