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Monthly Archives: September 2011

JRB Directs “13” in London 2012!


Jason Robert Brown Directs West End Premiere of 13 in 2012Date: 28 September 2011 The National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) will return to the West End next year presenting two shows by Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown who will cross the Atlantic to direct his 2008 Broadway musical 13. Producer Jeremy Walker told he had original approached Brown to host a master class for members of NYMT, many of whom perform Brown’s songs at the company’s auditions. When Walker said he had hoped to produce 13 with NYMT’s younger performers, aged 11 to 16, Brown signed on toRead More »



There isn’t much I can say about this song or the events that inspired it. I don’t perform it very often anymore because it now feels like a promise that wasn’t kept. But for several years after I wrote it, I had the great good fortune to have Adriane Lenox join me and share her heartbreaking empathy and understanding and extraordinary vocal power. The concert from which this recording is drawn was one of the most emotional and memorable nights of my life as a performer – me, Gary and Randy, and 60 singers (many of them my dearest friends)Read More »