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SO I WROTE A SONG FOR ARIANA GRANDE’S ALBUM.

9/19/16

UPDATE! Tonight, September 19, Ariana and I will be performing “Jason’s Song (Gave It Away)” with the Roots on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon! To celebrate, you can now purchase the track on iTunes AND you can purchase the SHEET MUSIC on SheetMusicDirect! — Once upon a time, I signed a contract with a music publisher to write pop songs. I had just gotten to Los Angeles, they offered me a nice advance, and I thought it would be a great way to see the music business from the inside. What I had assumed up until that point –Read More »

Last Night’s Last Five Years — Vulture

9/13/16

A sensational concert performance of Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years at Town Hall last night, starring Cynthia Erivo and Joshua Henry, started the New York fall theater season off with a bang. I use that phrase advisedly and sadly; the occasion was a benefit for the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence. (Erivo, Henry, Brown, and the five other musicians onstage all worked for free.) As if to emphasize the point, Brown began the evening not with the 2002 musical itself, but with a bitter new piece called “A Song About a Gun,” in which he snarled, fromRead More »

What Happened at Last Night’s Last Five Years Concert? | Playbill

9/13/16

A breakdown of the event, the performances (plus video!), the after-party and a reminder of the cause that needs the spotlight. Source: What Happened at Last Night’s Last Five Years Concert? | Playbill

Behind The Scenes of The Last Five Years Concert | Playbill

9/9/16

Jason Robert Brown talks casting Cynthia Erivo and Joshua Henry and reveals how the sold-out event of the season came to be. Source: Behind The Scenes of The Last Five Years Concert | Playbill

Jason Robert Brown and More Team with Broadway Inspirational Voices for ‘Songs in the Key of Me’ Outreach Program

9/9/16

Broadway Inspirational Voices (BIV) is bringing its Outreach Program to Ronald McDonald House NY, with Jeanine Tesori, Jason Robert Brown and more. Source: Jason Robert Brown and More Team with Broadway Inspirational Voices for ‘Songs in the Key of Me’ Outreach Program