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BroadwayRadio Special: Interview with Jason Robert Brown

James Marino and talks with Jason Robert Brown about his new album, “How We React and How We Recover” on the Ghostlight Records label.

Guest: Jason Robert Brown

Jason: Website | IBDB | IMDB | Twitter | Facebook

Ghostlight Records

Bio: JASON ROBERT BROWN is the ultimate multi-hyphenate – an equally skilled composer, lyricist, conductor, arranger, orchestrator, director and performer – best known for his dazzling scores to several of the most renowned musicals of his generation, including the generation-defining “The Last Five Years”, his debut song cycle “Songs for a New World”, and the seminal “Parade”, for which he won the 1999 Tony Award for Best Score. [Read More]

Red Mountain Theatre Company (Birmingham, Alabama): Website | IBDB

Kimberly Akimbo is a play written in 2000 by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire

The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence

Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting

SubCulture

A Brief History of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan (related to song “Over”)

Projects in the works:

— The Connector – Powerhouse Theater – Vassar College
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Book by Jonathan Marc Sherman
Directed by Daisy Prince

Mr. Saturday Night, musical adaptation of the film, collaborating with Billy Crystal and Amanda Green
Billy Crystal on the WTF postcast with Marc Maron

— two other projects Jason can’t talk about yet (!)

Songs for a New World (New York City Center 2018 Encores! Off-Center Cast Recording) coming January 25, 2019 on Ghostlight Records

Interview recorded on October 15, 2018

 

Music:
00:00 Music Of Heaven from Wearing Someone Else’s Clothes (2005)
03:02 Hope from How We React and How We Recover (2018)
05:05 Fifty Years Long from How We React and How We Recover (2018)
07:54 Grow Old With Me from Wearing Someone Else’s Clothes (2005)
09:39 A Song About Your Gun from How We React and How We Recover (2018)
17:14 Over from Wearing Someone Else’s Clothes (2005)
21:08 Wait ‘Till You See What’s Next from How We React and How We Recover (2018)

 


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