Jason Robert Brown & Kelli O'Hara to Open Up About THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY on Sirius XM
Tune in to SiriusXM Radio "On Broadway" Channel 72 on Labor Day (Monday, September 1) at 12:00 pm EST for an exclusive broadcast on the Original Broadway Cast Recording of this year's "Best Score" Tony Award winner, The Bridges of Madison County from Ghostlight Records. The special program will feature never-before-heard song-by-song commentary from the show's three-time Tony-winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown and leading lady Kelli O'Hara. An encore presentation will air at 8:00 pm EST. SiriusXM is available on radios, in vehicles, online and via apps for mobile devices. A free listening trial is available at www.siriusxm.com.
The album - produced by Jason Robert Brown and Jeffrey Lesser, with Kurt Deutsch serving as executive producer - was released in stores May 19. The show has music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade), who also provided the orchestrations; and a book by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright Marsha Norman ('night Mother, The Color Purple). The Bridges of Madison County won two 2014 Tony Awards for "Best Score" and "Best Orchestrations." The cast recording features a deluxe 32-page booklet with complete lyrics, color photos, a synopsis by Marsha Norman, notes by Jason Robert Brown and an essay by renowned writer and critic Jesse Green. To order the album, please visit www.sh-k-boom.com/bridgesofmadisoncounty.
Five-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara starred with Steven Pasquale in the most romantic musical Broadway has seen in years. Directed by two-time Tony winner Bartlett Sher (South Pacific, The Light in the Piazza), The Bridges of Madison County is the unforgettable story of two people caught between decision and desire, as a chance encounter becomes a second chance at so much more.
The design team included Michael Yeargan (scenic design), Donald Holder (lighting design), Catherine Zuber (costume design), and Jon Weston (sound design). Casting was by Abbie Brady-Dalton, CSA, from Telsey + Company. The Bridges of Madison County, based on the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller, came to Broadway after an acclaimed run at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.
The lead producers of The Bridges of Madison County are Jeffrey Richards, Stacey Mindich, and Jerry Frankel. They are joined by Gutterman Chernoff, Hunter Arnold, Ken Davenport, Carl Daikeler, Michael DeSantis, Aaron Priest, Libby Adler Mages/Mari Glick Stuart, Scott M. Delman, Independent Presenters Network, Red Mountain Theatre Company, Caiola Productions, Remmel T. Dickinson, Ken Greiner, David Lancaster, Bellanca Smigel Rutter, Mark S. Golub & David S. Golub, Will Trice with Warner Bros Theatre Ventures and The Shubert Organization in association with Williamstown Theatre Festival.