Watch Ariana Grande Stun While Singing Show Tunes in Surprise Performance

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Ariana Grande performs at Chris Isaacson Presents Jason Robert Brown in concert with Shoshana Bean in Hollywood, California on Jan. 4, 2016.

Musical theater fans were in for a special treat at a recent Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade) concert. 

Ariana Grande made a surprise appearance during Brown's concert at Hollywood’s Catalina Bar and Grill. She may be a world-famous pop star now, but Brown reminded the crowd that he knew her back when Grande originated the role of Charlotte in the musical 13 on Broadway seven years ago. (Brown wrote the music and lyrics.) Grande seemed delighted to be there and tore through three songs: two from 13 as well as a duet with Broadway star Shoshana Bean.

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Video was helpfully captured by Grande's brother Frankie, and Grande herself tweeted about the performance Tuesday afternoon, noting, "luv me some jrb."


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