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