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Songs For A New World

Description

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. The first musical from Tony Award winner, Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Bridges of Madison County), this moving collection of powerful songs examines life, love and the choices that we make.

Brown 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 that range from a young man who has determined that basketball 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.

This contemporary song cycle weaves characters and history together, illuminating the timelessness of self-discovery.

Caution: Some songs contain adult language

 

Production Credits
Written By
Jason Robert Brown
Lyrics By
Jason Robert Brown
Music By
Jason Robert Brown
Music Directed By
Bridget Moriarty
Book By
Jason Robert Brown/ conceived by Daisy Prince
Directed By
Terri Vaughan & Steve Braddopck
Choreographed By
Terri Vaughan
Sets By
David Dwyer
Costumes By
Maureen Stevens
Lights By
Rylee Watson '22
Dates & Times
  • Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 7:00pm
  • Friday, May 7, 2021 at 7:30pmLink-14
  • Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 2:00pm
  • Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 2:00pm
Cast Members
  • Matthew Ball  (Dancer)
  • Katrina Copeland  (Dancer)
  • James DeLano  (Dancer)
  • Skylah Fields  (Dancer)
  • Zachery Gammel  (Dancer)
  • Alyssa Garmone  (Singer)
  • Michael Kelleher  (Singer)
  • Tricia Lazatin  (Dancer)
  • Austin Marshall  (Singer)
  • Isabel Merkel  (Singer)
  • Emily Palmerchuck  (Singer)
  • Caleb Paxton  (Singer)