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BWW Review: Gallery Players' 13: THE MUSICAL Brings Back All Painful Awkwardness of Middle SchoolBWW Review: Gallery Players' 13: THE MUSICAL Brings Back All Painful Awkwardness of Middle School
by Paul Batterson - Dec 5, 2016

Ahhh, the joys of middle school: three years of bad skin, Mrs. Goldsmith's English class, bullies, popularity contests, and enough deep, emotional scars to fill therapists' offices for years to come. The Gallery Players production of 13: THE MUSICAL, the witty and at times painfully accurate depiction of that delightful time right before high school, is dead on the money. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown Master Class and Concert Presented by Theatre Under The StarsJason Robert Brown Master Class and Concert Presented by Theatre Under The Stars
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars welcomes Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown to Houston for an exclusive Master Class and Concert Performance benefiting the Humphreys School of Musical Theatre (HSMT). (more...)

Young Players Second Stage to Present 13 THE MUSICAL This MonthYoung Players Second Stage to Present 13 THE MUSICAL This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Young Players Second Stage will present 13 THE MUSICAL, onstage at the Royal Theatre, October 21-30, 2016, with book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn, and music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown. (more...)

Young Players Second Stage to Present 13 THE MUSICAL This MonthYoung Players Second Stage to Present 13 THE MUSICAL This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Young Players Second Stage will present 13 THE MUSICAL, onstage at the Royal Theatre, October 21-30, 2016, with book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn, and music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown. (more...)

VIDEO: Ariana Grande & Jason Robert Brown Perform 'Jason's Song' on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Ariana Grande & Jason Robert Brown Perform 'Jason's Song' on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Ariana Grande performed 'Jason's Song (Gave It Away)' with a little help from Tony winning composer Jason Robert Brown. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jason Robert Brown Shares THE LAST FIVE YEARS Orchestra Rehearsal VideoSTAGE TUBE: Jason Robert Brown Shares THE LAST FIVE YEARS Orchestra Rehearsal Video
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2016

It just might be the most anticipated concert event of the year; the tickets for Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo and two-time Tony Nominee Joshua Henry's one-night-only performance of The Last Five Years sold out in less than an hour on the first day of the evening's pre-sale. With the concert, which will be performed at Town Hall, only two days away, the entire team is hard at work perfecting the piece before sharing it with the lucky few who nabbed tickets. This afternoon, Jason Robert Brown, the composer of The Last Five Years, took to Facebook to share a sneak peak of one of the orchestra's final rehearsals before the big night. Check it out below! (more...)

HAIRSPRAY, HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and More Set for CMT San Jose's 2016-17 SeasonHAIRSPRAY, HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and More Set for CMT San Jose's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Children's Musical Theater San Jose (CMT San Jose), a nationally acclaimed theater company honored 10 times by the NEA and the oldest operating performing arts organization in San Jose, today announced its 49th season of shows. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo and Joshua Henry to Star in Benefit Performance of THE LAST FIVE YEARSCynthia Erivo and Joshua Henry to Star in Benefit Performance of THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

 It was announced today Tony Award-Winner Cynthia Erivo and Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry will star in a special one-night-only benefit concert version of Jason Robert Brown's seminal musical, The Last Five Years, with the composer himself leading the orchestra. Produced by SubCulture and Jason Robert Brown, the evening will take place at Town Hall (123 West 43rd St), and 100% of the proceeds will benefit The Brady Center, the national organization determined to create a safer America by cutting gun deaths in half by 2025. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown's '13' Comes to The Media Theatre TonightJason Robert Brown's '13' Comes to The Media Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

During the month of July, everyone can be '13' again! That's when Jason Robert Brown's Broadway musical '13' is on stage at The Media Theatre. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown's '13' Comes to The Media Theatre This SummerJason Robert Brown's '13' Comes to The Media Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

During the month of July, everyone can be '13' again! That's when Jason Robert Brown's Broadway musical '13' is on stage at The Media Theatre. (more...)

54 Celebrates David Bowie, The Skivvies Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below54 Celebrates David Bowie, The Skivvies Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. (more...)

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Alum Cait Fairbanks Releases Debut Single 'Digging My Own Grave'HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Alum Cait Fairbanks Releases Debut Single 'Digging My Own Grave'
by Louisa Brady - Mar 12, 2016

Singer-songwriter, Cait Fairbanks, has released her striking and deeply personal debut single, "Digging My Own Grave," the first song off her upcoming untitled EP. (more...)

MANN... AND WIFE Concert Presentation Set for Feinstein's/54 Below, 3/22MANN... AND WIFE Concert Presentation Set for Feinstein's/54 Below, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

? The new musical MANN… AND WIFE arrives in New York directly from its world premiere at the Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma for a special one night only concert presentation at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 W 54th St, Cellar, New York, NY 10019) on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 7pm. Tickets are on sale now at www.54below.com. (more...)

PRIDE & PREJUDICE, Judy Gold, Laura Osnes and More Set for This March at Feinstein's/54 BelowPRIDE & PREJUDICE, Judy Gold, Laura Osnes and More Set for This March at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

This March, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Review: 13 at Spinning Tree TheatreBWW Review: 13 at Spinning Tree Theatre
by Sara Brown - Feb 15, 2016

For the third show of their 2015-2016 season, Spinning Tree Theatre's '13' is sure to delight. (more...)

Davis & Cohen's BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL Premieres at Berkeley Playhouse TonightDavis & Cohen's BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL Premieres at Berkeley Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2016

Berkeley Playhouse presents the world premiere of BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL, with lyrics and book by Cheryl L. Davis (2009 Writers' Guild Award winner and Daytime Emmy Award nominee for As the World Turns), composed by Douglas J. Cohen (2005 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics for Off-Broadway's Children's Letters to God, Richard Rodgers Grants and the Gilman & Conzalez-Falla Theatre Foundation Award for Off-Broadway's No Way to Treat a Lady), and conceived by Founding Artistic Director Elizabeth McKoy (developer of new musical theatre works for Berkeley Playhouse including: Born And Raised, Bravado, and Just So Stories). (more...)

Spinning Tree Theatre to Stage KC Professional Premiere of '13'Spinning Tree Theatre to Stage KC Professional Premiere of '13'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

The musical '13' is a delightful story that everyone can relate to having lived through those awkward teen years. Spinning Tree Theatre presents the Kansas City professional premiere of '13' with music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn. (more...)

Davis & Cohen's BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL Premieres at Berkeley Playhouse TonightDavis & Cohen's BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL Premieres at Berkeley Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Berkeley Playhouse presents the world premiere of BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL, with lyrics and book by Cheryl L. Davis (2009 Writers' Guild Award winner and Daytime Emmy Award nominee for As the World Turns), composed by Douglas J. Cohen (2005 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics for Off-Broadway's Children's Letters to God, Richard Rodgers Grants and the Gilman & Conzalez-Falla Theatre Foundation Award for Off-Broadway's No Way to Treat a Lady), and conceived by Founding Artistic Director Elizabeth McKoy (developer of new musical theatre works for Berkeley Playhouse including: Born And Raised, Bravado, and Just So Stories). (more...)

MANN... AND WIFE, Starring Zachary Prince, Opens Tonight at Lyric Theatre of OklahomaMANN... AND WIFE, Starring Zachary Prince, Opens Tonight at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma presents its first production of the 2016 season, MANN... AND WIFE. This world premiere musical, running tonight, February 3, through February 21 at Lyric's Plaza Theatre, is the third musical to have its first full production at Lyric in the past three years. Written by Douglas J. Cohen and Dan Elish, and based on Elish's novel Nine Wives, the musical is produced in partnership with Larry Hirschhorn and Jayson Raitt. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown Responds To Principal Nixing High School Production of 13 Because Of Terminally Ill CharacterJason Robert Brown Responds To Principal Nixing High School Production of 13 Because Of Terminally Ill Character
by Michael Dale - Jan 5, 2016

Before the musical's pre-Broadway premiere, the composer/lyricist received assistance in creating a main character from a student with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. (more...)

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