Russell Joel Brown is from Augusta. Today, he’s a star on Broadway, appearing in productions like “Smokey Joe’s Café” and “The Lion King.” He launched his remarkably successful career from a foundation that took its shape right here in his hometown. In yesterday’s episode, Russell Joel Brown revealed the piece of advice that totally changed his career trajectory. Today, Russell Joel Brown articulates his commitment to up and coming artists in Augusta as he continues the conversation with Brenda Durant, Executive Director of the Greater Augusta Arts Council.
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