Jason Robert Brown

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  • Advice

    Jason Robert Brown Shares What He Looks for in Actors

    The composer-lyricist of the new Broadway musical “The Bridges of Madison County” shares what attracts him to performers.

  • Interview

    Jeremy Jordan’s Film Education

    Tony nominee Jordan brings his theater sensibility to the screen in the film adaptation of Jason Robert Brown’s musical “The Last Five Years,” opposite Anna Kendrick.

  • Reviews

    ‘The Last Five Years’ Benefits From Its Author’s Insightful Direction

    Jason Robert Brown has chosen to direct “The Last Five Years,” his 2002 two-person musical about a troubled first marriage, for Second Stage Theatre, and the result is enthralling.

  • News

    Jason Robert Brown at Home at SubCulture

    The NoHo arts venue has welcomed composer Brown (“The Last Five Years,” “Honeymoon in Vegas”) with open arms, and the Tony winner has responded in kind with a series of concerts, including one April 20.

  • News

    Get Your ShakesBEER On

    This week we’re excited to drink to the Bard; catch contemporary plays at Louisville’s Humana Fest; buy “Stephen Ward” on CD; chat with Jason Robert Brown; and watch “Cry, Trojans!”

  • News

    5 Things to Increase Your Cultural Intel

    Check out the vocal range of Kristin Chenoweth; the acting range from another Kristen...Bell that is, on the “Veronica Mars” DVD; the funny family-driven comedy “Charlotte’s Shorts”; the “Here Lies Love” musical (back for round two, folks); and the touching musical, Marsha Norman’s “the Trumpet of the ...

  • News

    Get a ‘Bloody Sunday’ on Friday

    This week catch a screening of “Sunday Bloody Sunday”; invade “Office Space” in Santa Monica; pick up the original cast album of “The Bridges of Madison County”; get “Under My Skin” at the play’s opening; and chat with opera legend Jessye Norman.

  • News

    ‘Hamilton’ and 7 Other Musicals Inspired by History

    These hit shows (including one super-hot Grammy winner) offer more than entertainment value. Get thee to a theater for these eight musicals based on real-life historical events.