BWW TV: BRIDGES' Jason Robert Brown on Taking the 2014 Tony for Best Original Score, Orchestrations
As announced earlier this evening, Jason Robert Brown won the 2014 Tony Awards for Best Original Score and Best Orchestrations for THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY. BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was in the press room to catch up with the winner on what the award means to him - hear what Brown had to say below!
Jason Robert Brown was nominated both for Best Score and Best Orchestrations for his work on THE BRIDGES OF MADISON County this year. He won a Tony Award for PARADE in 1999 and was nominated for URBAN COWBOY in 2003, both in the Best Score category. Brown is is the composer and lyricist of Parade, The Last Five Years, 13, Songs for a New World, and Honeymoon In Vegas (opens fall 2013 at Paper Mill Playhouse). He is the winner of the Tony Award (Parade), the Drama Desk Award (The Last Five Years, Parade), and the Kleban Award. With Marsha Norman, he created The Trumpet of the Swan, which he conducted with the National Symphony Orchestra. He tours the world with his band The Caucasian Rhythm Kings, with whom he has also recorded a CD, "Wearing Someone Else's Clothes."
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