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Voted as the "Most Unique" and the "Most Talented" in the high school yearbook, Ashley Jana has always been one of the most creative, intuitive, and quirky artists in the room. Ashley was raised on a US Army Base in Seoul, South Korea as an American citizen of British and Jordanian descent, and her childhood was spent on the upright piano where her and her sister would sing their favorite songs from musicals like Rent, Les Miserables, West Side Story, Jesus Christ Superstar, and so many more. It was during these early years that Ashley developed a deep love and admiration for the art-form as well as a strong musical foundation in which she built her career. Ashley learned to play the piano at a very young age and discovered her love for writing music as a teen. When she was 19, she moved to New York City to pursue music professionally. Since then, she has garnered over 20 million streams collectively across all platforms as a dance/pop artist, a total of 20 of her songs have been featured on the hit show Dance Moms, she worked with Grammy winner Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins and helped write for the hit show "Empire", she wrote for superstars like the kpop group TWICE and Italian sensation Giorgia, and her music has been featured on HBO, NBC, Showtime, Lifetime, Bravo, Vice, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, CNN, TLC, TNT, Oxygen, and more. Ashley Jana also has her own home studio where she writes, records, produces, mixes, and masters music, and where she provides a wide variety of online music production services, and she is now working on the studio album version of her new musical called FIGARO. A few years back, the stars aligned and Ashley met award winning theater Director, Will Nunziata (who co-conceived the musical with Ashley and is attached as Director, more at Will gave Ashley the confidence to return to her roots and pursue the style of music that she was always destined for - musical theatre.

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FIGARO: AN ORIGINAL MUSICAL Will Have its World Premiere at the London Palladium in 2025

From a Tony Award® and GRAMMY Award winning producing team, Ashley Jana and Will Nunziata’s Figaro: An Original Musical will receive its world premiere at the London Palladium with two fully staged concert performances on Monday 3 February & Tuesday 4 February 2025.
Photos: Go Inside the FIGARO: AN ORIGINAL MUSICAL Album Release Party!

Center Stage Records has released the world premiere cast recording of West End-bound Figaro: An Original Musical. Go inside the album release party in new photos!
Cast Recording Of FIGARO: AN ORIGINAL MUSICAL is Available Now Digitally

Center Stage Records has released the world premiere cast recording of West End-bound Figaro: An Original Musical. The recording is currently available digitally on all major platforms.
Exclusive: Oh My Pod U Guys- Bonus Episode: FIGARO, An Original Musical

This very special Bonus episode highlights the co-writers and director of the stunning new musical, FIGARO. Songwriter Ashley Jana and co-writer and director Will Nunziata come together to share their experience creating this new show, including recording an entire cast album, ahead of the show's world premiere concert on March 4th at the Greenroom 42 in New York City.
Exclusive: Oh My Pod U Guys- Anyone Can Whistle-Tone with Cayleigh Capaldi

I am joined by performer Cayleigh Capaldi to chat about her incredible journey as an artist, including her current run in the off-broadway smash, Titanique. Cayleigh shares her experience of being the daughter of two performers, and how her world view was shaped by the arts.
Musicals Selected For BROADWAY SHARK TANK Presented by Open Jar Studios and GIGNITION

Open Jar Studios and GIGNITION - The Creative Artist Database have announced the new musicals selected to pitch their shows in its first ever 'Broadway Shark Tank.'

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