Jason Robert Brown
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 SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD.
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.
With a small, powerhouse multi-ethnic cast and a driving, exquisitely crafted score running the gamut of today's popular music, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is a great way to bring the next generation into the theatre.