22 July - 8 August 2015

Songs For a New World

Running Time: Approx. 90 minutes without an interval

Triple-Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World comes to the St. James’ Theatre for 3 weeks only! Celebrating 20 years since its first performance Off-Broadway with an all-new London production.

★ ★ ★ ★
‘Superb. The cast of are about as good as you could get.’
Time Out

★ ★ ★ ★
‘Exquisitely cast. Consistently interesting and thrilling. Grabs the attention and touches the heart.’
Guardian

★ ★ ★ ★
‘Adam Lenson’s riveting new production is both sensationally sung and thrillingly acted.’
The Stage

Starring a multi-award-winning cast:

Cynthia Erivo
Damian Humbley
Dean John-Wilson 
Jenna Russell 

Directed by Adam Lenson

Songs for a New World takes us on a vibrant, thrilling and moving journey through the life-changing moments that define us.  Jason Robert Brown’s unforgettable songs weave characters, locations and time periods together in one extraordinary evening…

“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

This very special 20th Anniversary production features electrifying vocals from a multi-award-winning cast and a stunning five piece band.  Bringing Brown’s sensational score to life…

From the celebrated composer-lyricist of The Last Five YearsParadeBridges of Madison County, 13 and Honeymoon in Vegas.

‘One of Broadway’s smartest and most sophisticated songwriters since Stephen Sondheim’ Philadelphia Inquirer

‘These are songs to pierce the heart and raise the rafters.’ The Hollywood Reporter

 

Originally Produced by the WPA Theatre, New York City, 1995
(Kyle Renick, Artistic Director)
Original Orchestration by Brian Besterman and Jason Robert Brown
Presented by arrangement with JOSEF WEINBERGER LIMITED
on behalf of MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL of New York

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