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BWW Interviews: Justin Bott Chats with SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD's Justin Bott

Toronto audiences are getting another Jason Robert Brown musical this season, as Angelwalk Theatre presents Songs for a New World at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. Toronto audiences have historically embraced Mr. Brown's work, in fact this winter Studio 180's production of Parade was virtually sold out at every performance.

Songs for a New World opened on April 1st, 2011 at the Toronto Centre for the Arts and features Erica Peck, Denise Oucharek, Stewart Adam McKensy and Justin Bott in the four iconic lead roles. The show is filled with wit, intelligence and enthusiasm for life's crazy possibilities. "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."

Jason Robert Brown has been hailed as "one of Broadway's smartest and most sophisticated songwriters since Stephen Sondheim" by the Philadelphia Inquirer, and Songs for a New World is one of his most popular musicals, in addition to being his first show. Popular songs include Stars and the Moon, I'm Not Afraid of Anything, Surabaya-Santa and Hear My Song. In this exclusive video, BWW talks with Justin Bott about his role in the show, his love of Jason Robert Brown and Twitter (you can follow him at @jeybott)

When and Where?

Songs for a New World

Toronto Centre for the Arts - Studio Theatre

March 30th - April 23rd 2011

Tickets are $25 to $45 and can be purchased by phone at 416-872-1111, in person at the box office or online at



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