A concert series curated by the renowned Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, conductor, and director, Jason Robert Brown. Each unique performance will incorporate an eclectic mix of material, featuring music from throughout his acclaimed career, along with new works in development.
Special guests in past performances from this series have included Kelli O’Hara, Steve Pasquale, Norbert Leo Butz, Tom Kitt, Tony Danza, Laura Benanti, Cynthia Erivo, Tituss Burgess, Lena Hall, Ana Gasteyer, LaChanze, Shaina Taub, Megan Hilty, Eden Espinosa, Norm Lewis, Sierra Boggess, Mykal Kilgore, Betsy Wolfe, Shoshana Bean, Philippa Soo, Justin Guarini, Stephen Schwartz, Sutton Foster, Jeremy Jordan, Wayne Brady and more!*
JASON ROBERT BROWN is the three-time Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist of Songs for a New World (1995), Parade (1998), The Last Five Years (2002), 13 (2008), The Bridges of Madison County (2013) and Honeymoon In Vegas (2014). His shows are regularly performed on stages across the world, and his songs are regularly heard on television, film and recordings. Jason has recorded several albums, featuring his band The Caucasian Rhythm Kings, and is much in demand as a pianist, singer and conductor. He lives in New York City with his wife, Georgia Stitt, and his two daughters. Visit him on the web at www.jasonrobertbrown.com.
BRIAN D'ARCY JAMES is a Broadway, Film and Television actor and concert/recording artist.
With over a dozen Broadway credits to his name, Brian is a three time Tony nominee for Sweet Smell of Success, Something Rotten and Shrek the Musical. He’s an Obie Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award winner for his extensive and varied roles in Broadway and off Broadway shows. Highlights include originating the role of King George III in Hamilton by Lin Manuel Miranda at the Public Theater, his Tony nominated turn as Sidney Falco in Marvin Hamlisch’s Sweet Smell of Success and most recently starring as Quinn Carney in the Tony Award Winning The Ferryman by Jez Butterworth.
Brian will be seen in the upcoming Steven Spielberg feature film West Side Story as Sargeant Krupke. Brian received a Gotham Award, SAG Award and Critics Choice Award for his work in the Academy Award Winning Spotlight. Other film credits include The Kitchen, First Man, Molly’s Game and X-Men Dark Phoenix among others.
Television credits include the upcoming Devs on FX, 13 Reasons Why and Smash among many others.
As a concert artist Brian has performed world wide, large venues and small, some highlights being The White House, Madison Square Garden, and Carnegie Hall among a host of others. His show Under the Influence opened at 54 Below and Brian has performed it in many venues, most recently at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in Australia.
His solo debut album FROM CHRISTMAS EVE TO CHRISTMAS MORN is a holiday favorite and features his original song "Michigan Christmas”.
He resides in New York City with his wife and daughter.
*Guests are subject to change