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says, "it's about one moment. It's about hitting the wall and having

to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back." These

are the stories and characters of today, the strongSONGS FOR A NEW WORLD/strong.brbra href="http://mtishows.com/biography.asp?writerid=3341"Brown/a

transports his audience from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to

a ledge 57 stories above Fifth Avenue to meet a startling array of

characters ranging from a young man who has determined that basket-ball

is his ticket out of the ghetto to a woman whose dream of marrying rich

nabs her the man of her dreams and a soulless marriage. brbrWith a small, powerhouse multi-ethnic cast and a driving, exquisitely crafted score running the gamut of today?s popular music, strongSONGS FOR A NEW WORLD/strong is a great way to bring the next generation into the theatre.

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 11/30/2014Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 11/30/2014
by BWW - Nov 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/30/2014 for Denver (more...)

Review Roundup: 9 Works Theatrical Restages GREASE; Show Runs Until 12/7Review Roundup: 9 Works Theatrical Restages GREASE; Show Runs Until 12/7
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 28, 2014

9 Works Theatrical ('The Last 5 Years,' 'Sweet Charity') brings back one of its hit productions last year, GREASE, to relive the teenage '50s at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, in Makati City until Sunday, December 7. (more...)

2014 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards Update 11/25 - Jimmy Johansmeyer, Bobby Godas Tied for Best Actor!2014 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards Update 11/25 - Jimmy Johansmeyer, Bobby Godas Tied for Best Actor!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 25, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 25th. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 11/23/2014Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 11/23/2014
by BWW - Nov 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/23/2014 for Denver (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 11/16/2014Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 11/16/2014
by BWW - Nov 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/16/2014 for Denver (more...)

Meet New Cast of 9 Works Theatrical's GREASE; Show Runs Now thru 12/7Meet New Cast of 9 Works Theatrical's GREASE; Show Runs Now thru 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2014

9 Works Theatrical ('The Last 5 Years,' 'Sweet Charity') brings back one of its hit productions last year, GREASE, to relive the teenage '50s at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, in Makati City from tonight, November 15, to Sunday, December 7. (more...)

Miners Alley Playhouse's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Begins TodayMiners Alley Playhouse's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Miners Alley Playhouse presents "Songs for a New World" November 14* through December 21 with performances Friday and Saturday at 7:30.p.m.; Thursdays December 4, 11 and 18 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, November 16 & December 7 @ 6 p.m.; Sunday, November 30, December 14 & 21@ 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $26 and are available by calling 303-935-3044 or online at minersalley.co (more...)

Billy Porter-Helmed HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR Begins Tonight at Ars NovaBilly Porter-Helmed HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR Begins Tonight at Ars Nova
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

HAM: A Musical Memoir, a new theatrical event based on Sam Harris' book, HAM: Slices of a Life (a collection of stories and essays published by Simon & Schuster) begins previews tonight, January 8 at Theater 511 at Ars Nova. (more...)

Billy Porter-Helmed HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR Begins Tomorrow at Ars NovaBilly Porter-Helmed HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR Begins Tomorrow at Ars Nova
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

HAM: A Musical Memoir, a new theatrical event based on Sam Harris' book, HAM: Slices of a Life (a collection of stories and essays published by Simon & Schuster) begins previews tomorrow night Thursday, January 8 at Theater 511 at Ars Nova. (more...)

Tony Winner Billy Porter to Perform at Feinstein's at the Nikko, 1/30-2/1Tony Winner Billy Porter to Perform at Feinstein's at the Nikko, 1/30-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are honored to welcome Tony and Grammy Award-winning singer, composer, actor, playwright and director Billy Porter to Feinstein's at the Nikko for three performances only - Friday, January 30 (8 p.m.); Saturday, January 31 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, February 1 (7 p.m.). Porter will perform songs from his new critically acclaimed album, "Billy's Back on Broadway," as well some of his other favorites! (more...)

Patrick Dorow Productions to Present SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at the Players' Ring, 1/23-2/8Patrick Dorow Productions to Present SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at the Players' Ring, 1/23-2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Patrick Dorow Productions (PDP) in partnership with The Players' Ring presents the musical hit Songs for a New World. The show runs January 23rd 2015 -- February 8th, 2015. (more...)

Tonight's Jason Robert Brown Concert at SubCulture Cancelled Due to Inclement WeatherTonight's Jason Robert Brown Concert at SubCulture Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

SubCulture's scheduled Jason Robert Brown concert, featuring guest artist Sierra Boggess, has been cancelled tonight due to inclement weather, it was announced this afternoon. (more...)

Sierra Boggess Joins Jason Robert Brown in Concert at SubCulture TonightSierra Boggess Joins Jason Robert Brown in Concert at SubCulture Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Tonight, January 26, Jason Robert Brown will continue as 2015 Artist-In-Residence at SubCulture (45 Bleecker St.) with a special concert featuring guest artist Sierra Boggess. She'll appear alongside The Caucasian Rhythm Kings and another secret guest! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/23/2015 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY's New Address, SCHOOL OF ROCK, NEVERMORE and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/23/2015 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY's New Address, SCHOOL OF ROCK, NEVERMORE and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 23, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: IT'S ONLY A PLAY moves to its sister theater tonight, SCHOOL OF ROCK hunts for its leading players, NEVERMORE opens on Sunday and more! (more...)

Ashley Brown, Josh Young & More Set for Broadway By The Beach's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Benefit TonightAshley Brown, Josh Young & More Set for Broadway By The Beach's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Broadway stars Julia Murney, Ashley Brown, Michael James Scott, and Josh Young will appear in a special one night only benefit production of Songs for a New World tonight, January 23 as part of Broadway By The Beach. (more...)

BWW Interview: Brown, Murney, Scott, Young Chat Bringing JRB's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD to Cocoa BeachBWW Interview: Brown, Murney, Scott, Young Chat Bringing JRB's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD to Cocoa Beach
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 22, 2015

The incredible talent and empowering storytelling of Broadway will soon be gracing Florida's shores with two star-studded performances of Jason Robert Brown's beloved 1995 musical Songs for a New World. On Friday, January 23rd, an all-star cast of Broadway favorites will perform this incredible show at Cocoa Beach's DoubleTree by Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront as part of a benefit for the Cocoa Beach Chamber of Commerce. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown Concert, Featuring Anika Noni Rose, Now Available OnlineJason Robert Brown Concert, Featuring Anika Noni Rose, Now Available Online
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Jason Robert Brown's 2011 high-powered concert with Tony winner Anika Noni Rose, recorded at New York City's historic Abrons Art Center, is now available to stream or download for $5, the three-time Tony-winning composer announced today on his official website. Click here for the concert! (more...)

Carman Napier Coming to The Triad with Special Guest Anita Gillette, 2/23Carman Napier Coming to The Triad with Special Guest Anita Gillette, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Actress & singer Carman Napier will make her New York City solo show debut in Little Fish, Big Apple. Carman first appeared in New York in Songs for a New World and recently garnered acclaim for her portrayal of Diana in Next To Normal at The Gallery Players. This evening of musical theater and pop songs will also feature stage and screen star Anita Gillette (Chapter Two, Cabaret, Moonstruck, 30 Rock) and the talents of Noah Ricketts (Beautiful:The Carol King Musical) and Samantha Cutler (Billy Elliot: The Musical). Little Fish, Big Apple will be performed at Stage 72 at The Triad on Monday, February 23rd at 9 pm. Doors at 8:30 pm. (more...)

Charles Busch to Make 92Y 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Debut with HERE'S TO THE GIRLS!, 2/7-9Charles Busch to Make 92Y 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Debut with HERE'S TO THE GIRLS!, 2/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Artistic director Charles Busch -- in his Lyrics & Lyricists debut -- serves up a cavalcade of stories and songs about the legendary women of Hollywood's movie musical Golden Age in 'Here's to the Girls!' on February 7, 8 and 9, 2015 at 92Y. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre's THE LAST FIVE YEARS Announces Director and Full CastRubicon Theatre's THE LAST FIVE YEARS Announces Director and Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

December 18, 2014 (Ventura, CA) - Rubicon Theatre Company of Ventura has just announced the director and cast for the company's mainstage production of The Last Five Years, Jason Robert Brown's emotionally powerful, intimate pop musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in love and try to hold on to each other when life leads them in opposite directions. Rubicon's production will be helmed by Rubicon Resident Artist Stephanie A. Coltrin, who won an Ovation Award for Miss Saigon in L.A. The role of up-and-coming novelist Jamie Wellerstein will be played by Louis Pardo, whose credits include the National Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar with Ted Neeley and work with South Coast Rep, San Diego Rep, and Musical Theatre Guild. Ashley Fox Linton stars opposite Pardo as Cathy Hiatt, an aspiring young actress. Fox Linton's credits include Glinda in the Broadway National Tour of Wicked and Cosette in Les Miserables. (more...)

Billy Porter, Norm Lewis and More Continue LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER's 2015 LineupBilly Porter, Norm Lewis and More Continue LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER's 2015 Lineup
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Live From Lincoln Center - the pioneering, award-winning performing arts series - today unveiled programming for the second half of its 40th anniversary season on PBS. (more...)

Local Voices Join Lineup of Prima's FIVELocal Voices Join Lineup of Prima's FIVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

PRiMA Theatre, a Lancaster non-profit, professional theatre organization, has announced their fifth anniversary season (Details at primatheatre.org), starting with FIVE, a special fifth anniversary cabaret featuring PRiMA's finest talent and the unforgettable show-stopping tunes from the past five seasons. Professional performers include Kristen Brewer, Michael Fisher, Josh Keefer, Erin McCullough, Reji Woods. The singers will be accompanied by Music Director and acclaimed regional pianist Andy Roberts. Past shows represented by song include PRiMA's Glee, The Music of West Side Story, Chess, Guilty Pleasures, Rockin Rodgers & Hammerstein, Songs for a New World, Monster Music, 80's Re-Lived! and Oz in Concert. (more...)

BWW TV: Ashley Brown Sings 'Songs for a New World' in Teaser for Florida BenefitBWW TV: Ashley Brown Sings 'Songs for a New World' in Teaser for Florida Benefit
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Broadway stars Julia Murney, Ashley Brown, Michael James Scott, and Josh Young will bring a new production of Jason Robert Brown's beloved song cycle Songs for a New World to Cocoa Beach, Florida on Friday, January 23rd. In this stirring teaser, Brown, Broadway's first Mary Poppins, sings the opening verse from the beloved title song. (more...)

Sierra Boggess Will Perform with Jason Robert Brown at SubCulture on 1/26Sierra Boggess Will Perform with Jason Robert Brown at SubCulture on 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

On January 26, Jason Robert Brown will continue as 2015 Artist-In-Residence at SubCulture (45 Bleecker St.) with a special concert featuring guest artist Sierra Boggess. She'll appear alongside The Caucasian Rhythm Kings and another secret guest! (more...)

Ashley Brown, Josh Young & More Set for Broadway By The Beach's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD BenefitAshley Brown, Josh Young & More Set for Broadway By The Beach's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Broadway stars Julia Murney, Ashley Brown, Michael James Scott, and Josh Young will appear in a special one night only benefit production of Songs for a New World on January 23 as part of Broadway By The Beach. Directed by Daniel Goldstein and written by three-time Tony winning composer Jason Robert Brown, a portion of the proceeds from the evening will be donated to the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce Arts Fund dedicated to benefit local arts organizations and education programs. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Long Island Theatre's STAR Shines BrightBWW Interviews: Long Island Theatre's STAR Shines Bright
by Brian Rivera - Jan 12, 2015

Companies like STAR find themselves drowning in a sea of a million and one LI amateur productions thrown together to make a quick buck. In contrast, STAR is adamant in their goal of being innovative with their respective approach to each show, while also creating an aesthetically pleasing theatrical escape for their spectators. (more...)

HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR, Directed by Billy Porter, Opens Tonight at Theater 511 at Ars NovaHAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR, Directed by Billy Porter, Opens Tonight at Theater 511 at Ars Nova
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

HAM: A Musical Memoir, a new theatrical event based on Sam Harris' book, HAM: Slices of a Life (a collection of stories and essays published by Simon & Schuster) is an innovative and exciting hybrid theatrical concept and the culmination of Harris' successful 30 year career as actor, vocalist and, now, author. HAM: A Musical Memoir will play a limited engagement, with an opening night set for tonight, January 12, 2015 at Theater 511 at Ars Nova. (more...)

STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE and THE TERRIBLE Join The New Colony's 2014-15 SeasonSTANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE and THE TERRIBLE Join The New Colony's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

The New Colony is pleased to announce its full 2014-15 main stage season at its new permanent home -- The Den Theatre's, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Joining the previously announced world premiere musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION, The New Colony will present two additional world premieres: the musical comedy STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE written and directed by Mr. Margaret Svetlove and the dark comedy THE TERRIBLE by Morgan McNaught, directed by Jesse Roth. (more...)

Billy Porter Will Direct Sam Harris' HAM Musical at Theater 511 at Ars NovaBilly Porter Will Direct Sam Harris' HAM Musical at Theater 511 at Ars Nova
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

HAM: A Musical Memoir, a new theatrical event based on Sam Harris' book, HAM: Slices of a Life (a collection of stories and essays published by Simon & Schuster) will premiere at Theater 511 at Ars Nova in the New Year. This innovative and exciting hybrid theatrical concept is the culmination of Harris' successful 30 year career as actor, vocalist and, now, author. HAM: A Musical Memoir will play a limited engagement, with preview performances beginning Thursday, January 8, 2015, with an opening night set for Monday, January 12, 2015. (more...)

'Acústic Broadway' vuelve a Barcelona por Navidad'Acústic Broadway' vuelve a Barcelona por Navidad
by Siscu Valenzuela - Dec 9, 2014

Victor Gomez lidera un cuarteto que escenifica canciones de Broadway de los ultimos 10 aņos. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 12/07/2014Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 12/07/2014
by BWW - Dec 7, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/07/2014 for Denver (more...)

Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards - Joe Harding Leads!Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards - Joe Harding Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Nashville Awards - Raymon Whitt Leads!Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Nashville Awards - Raymon Whitt Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Nashville Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Kritzerland to Present 'THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT' in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT - OUR ANNUAL YOUNG PEOPLE SHOW! on MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015 - 7:00 PM. (more...)

Louis Pardo and Ashley Fox Linton to Lead Rubicon Theatre's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Opening 1/24Louis Pardo and Ashley Fox Linton to Lead Rubicon Theatre's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Opening 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2014

Rubicon Theatre Company of Ventura has just announced the director and cast for the company's mainstage production of The Last Five Years, Jason Robert Brown's emotionally powerful, intimate pop musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in love and try to hold on to each other when life leads them in opposite directions. (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Connecticut AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Nashville AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Nashville Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Nashville Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Sneak Peek of Billy Porter in THE HUMBLING with Al PacinoSTAGE TUBE: Watch Sneak Peek of Billy Porter in THE HUMBLING with Al Pacino
by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2014

The Humbling, starring Tony winner Billy Porter, is a 2014 erotic comedy film directed by Barry Levinson and written by Buck Henry and Michal Zebede, based on the 2009 novel, The Humbling, written by Philip Roth. The film also stars Al Pacino, Greta Gerwig, Dianne Wiest, Charles Grodin and Mandy Patinkin.Below, check out a sneak peek of Porter in action! (more...)

THIRTEEN to Air Jason Robert Brown Concert with Anika Noni Rose Next MonthTHIRTEEN to Air Jason Robert Brown Concert with Anika Noni Rose Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

This January on THIRTEEN and WLIW, three-time Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown makes his broadcast television debut in a high-powered concert with Tony winner Anika Noni Rose. Recorded in 2011 at New York City's historic Abrons Art Center, Brown and Rose and a band of some of Broadway's greatest musicians perform Brown's best-known and most-loved selections from The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World, 13, Wearing Someone Else's Clothes and his new Broadway smash Honeymoon In Vegas! Also tune in to hear the world premiere of four new songs from Brown's forthcoming second solo CD. (more...)

Billy Porter, Kathy Najimy, Constantine Maroulis & More Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in January 2015Billy Porter, Kathy Najimy, Constantine Maroulis & More Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in January 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Feinstein's at the Nikko kicks off 2015 with a bang with an exciting lineup of artists, including Tony Award winner Billy Porter; actress, feminist and activist Kathy Najimy; world-renowned artist Vonda Shepard; Broadway star Constantine Maroulis; and the dynamic cabaret duo Amy and Freddy. Additional artists will be added at a later date. Tickets for all performances are on-sale now and available by calling ?866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Connecticut AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Nashville AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Nashville Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Nashville Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

BWW TV: 'Acústic Broadway'BWW TV: 'Acústic Broadway'
by Siscu Valenzuela - Dec 16, 2014

Canciones de musicales de Broadway como como 'Next to normal', '9 to 5', 'Avenue Q' o 'Songs for a New World' configuran este concierto teatralizado a 4 voces. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for Denver (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards - Joe Harding Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards - Joe Harding Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Nashville Awards - Evick, Dexter Tied!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Nashville Awards - Evick, Dexter Tied!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Nashville Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Tony Winner Jason Robert Brown Set for Northlight Theatre's 40th Anniversary Party TonightTony Winner Jason Robert Brown Set for Northlight Theatre's 40th Anniversary Party Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces Northlight's 40th Anniversary Party featuring a performance by Tony Award winner, composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown. The event, which will also include a cocktail reception, raffle and auction, will be held at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, tonight, December 11, 2014 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Ghostlight Records Releases New Ariana Grande Single 'Brand New You' from Jason Robert Brown's 13Ghostlight Records Releases New Ariana Grande Single 'Brand New You' from Jason Robert Brown's 13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Ghostlight Records will release the two-track single by pop sensation Ariana Grande from the Broadway show 13 - The Musical. Grande made her acting debut in the 2008 Broadway production, which has music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn. Fans of the chart-topping singer can hear her earliest recorded work as the songs 'Brand New You' and 'A Little More Homework' are now available together for the first time on iTunes here. A special new lyric video of 'Brand New You' is available on YouTube here. The full original Broadway cast recording of 13 - The Musical, as well as the London cast recording, is available from Ghostlight Records. Since its Broadway premiere, the show has had over a thousand productions around the world and is being developed as a movie musical by CBS Films. (more...)

Tickets to Jason Robert Brown's Residency at SubCulture Now On SaleTickets to Jason Robert Brown's Residency at SubCulture Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

SubCulture has announced a new, monthly concert series curated by the renowned Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, conductor, and director, Jason Robert Brown. Each unique performance will incorporate an eclectic mix of material, featuring music from throughout his acclaimed career, along with new works in development. Plus, there's always the possibility of some very special guests stopping by to join Jason. (more...)

MEMPHIS Stars Receive Cabrillo's Selvin Charitable Foundation ScholarshipMEMPHIS Stars Receive Cabrillo's Selvin Charitable Foundation Scholarship
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

MEMPHIS stars Lakeisha Renee Houston and Brandon Fleming are recipients of the first SELVIN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP. Harry and Maureen Selvin, longtime patrons of the arts and supporters of Cabrillo Music Theatre, have developed this scholarship, to be presented on the final performance of each Cabrillo Music Theatre production, to the performer in that Cabrillo show that best exemplifies the spirit of Cabrillo Music Theatre. At the November 23rd performance of MEMPHIS, Houston and Fleming each receive a $500 cash scholarship, a personal trophy, and name recognition on a permanent plaque of all those recognized, to reside in the Cabrillo Music Theatre office. (more...)

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