Moorestown Friends School alumnus to star in a professional theater production as of Feb. 26

Moorestown Friends School alumnus to star in a professional theater production as of Feb. 26

Jordan Barbour, a member of the Moorestown Friends School class of 2001, will be performing in Peter Brook’s acclaimed production of “The Suit” from Feb. 26 to March 8 at the Prince Music Theater in Philadelphia. In high school, Barbour was named a National Achievement Commended Scholar and a Bloustein Distinguished Scholar. He was named to the Cum Laude Society as a junior, and was selected for the New Jersey Governor’s School of the Arts in music in 2000. After graduating from Moorestown Friends School, Barbour earned a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in American Studies, and also studied classical vocal performance at the Juilliard School with David Clatworthy.

Barbour’s previous roles have included Countee Cullen in Langston in Harlem and the Tao Master in Frog Kiss. He has appeared in both the National and International tours of The Shipment with stops including Paris, Vienna, Rotterdam, Zurich, Brussels, Hamburg and Berlin. Tony Award and Olivier Award-winning director Peter Brook’s production of The Suit has already won glowing reviews in London’s West End, and at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. Tickets and more information can be found online at PrinceMusicTheater.org.