Two Acts, Revue, Pop / Rock, Rated G
Original Off-Broadway Version
Jason Robert Brown
says, "it's about one moment. It's about hitting the wall and having
to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back." These
are the stories and characters of today, the SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD.
transports his audience from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to
a ledge 57 stories above Fifth Avenue to meet a startling array of
characters ranging from a young man who has determined that basket-ball
is his ticket out of the ghetto to a woman whose dream of marrying rich
nabs her the man of her dreams and a soulless marriage.
With a small, powerhouse multi-ethnic cast and a driving, exquisitely crafted score running the gamut of today’s popular music, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is a great way to bring the next generation into the theatre.
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The acclaimed Paper Mill Playhouse production of Children Of Eden (which was compared favorably in the press to The Lion King) used several children in the chorus, who played many of the animals by means of puppetry, costumes and masks, to great effect.