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Monthly Archives: August 2001

Bridewell Theatre Interview (UK)


Jason Robert Brown is arguably the best of America’s bright new musical theatre composers. His talents can currently be seen at the Bridewell Theatre, who present the European premiere of his first show, Songs for a New World‚ until 15 September. What was the motivation for writing Songs for a New World? SFANW didn’t start out literally as a show. It was just songs that I’d written. I used to play in a piano bar in Greenwich Village and I knew that a few years before a show called Closer Than Ever had started there and eventually moved off-Broadway forRead More »