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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 BridewellTheatre, who present the European premiere of his first show, Songs for aNew 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’dwritten. I used to play in a piano bar in Greenwich Village and I knew thata few years before a show called Closer Than Ever had started there andeventually moved off-Broadway for a financially successful run. I thought,Read More »