By Michael Gioia
06 Aug 2013
|Photo by Paul Mitchell|
In celebration of the new album, the actor will perform at Joe's Pub Aug. 15 at 7:30 PM, and his second television concert special, "Alfie Boe - Storyteller At The Royal Albert Hall," began airing on PBS stations nationwide Aug. 3.
His self-titled album "Alfie" was released in 2012 on Decca and "is a collection of timeless pop songs and musical theatre favorites from such classics as Phantom of the Opera, Ragtime, West Side Story and Les Miserables, to name a few," according to press notes.
Boe, who was seen on Broadway as Rodolfo in Baz Luhrmann's La Bohème, played the role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables at The Queens Theatre in London and was also seen in Cameron Mackintosh's 25th anniversary celebration of the show at London's 02 Arena. He is a regular performer with London's English National Opera, where he has played Nadir in The Pearl Fishers, and was seen at the Royal Opera House in Gounod's Roméo et Juliette.