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 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.
Most recently seen in a “heart-stopping” (Hollywood Reporter) performance in the New York revival of “Smokey Joe’s Cafe,” ALYSHA UMPHRESS’s Broadway credits include “On the Town” (Hildy), Green Day’s “American Idiot”, “On A Clear Day You Can See Forever” with Harry Connick jr. and Jessie Mueller, “Priscilla, Queen Of the Desert”, and “Bring it On!”. She recently played the role of Ruth Sherwood in “Wonderful Town” with the London Symphony Orchestra, which was recorded on the LSO label and available on iTunes. Regional credits include the world premiere of “Beaches" (Cee Cee Bloom) at Signature Theatre (Helen Hayes nomination for best leading actress in a musical), “Hood” at Dallas Theatre Center (Meg), and "Pump Boys and Dinettes" (Rhetta Cupp) at Papermill Playhouse. Alysha’s television credits include "Law and Order SVU," "Nurse Jackie," "Royal Pains," and she most recently starred as Misty on the “The Climb” for Amazon. She can now be seen on the new Netflix series “Bonding," and as Zoe in "Olay Live: The Road to Glow.” IG: AlyshaUmphress.
*Guests are subject to change