Ashley Brown, Michael James Scott, Jessica Rush and Nick Adams to Lead SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Benefit, 3/11
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by BWW News Desk
Broadway stars Nick Adams, Ashley Brown, Jessica Rush and Michael James Scott will appear in a special one night only benefit production of Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD on Monday, March 11 at 7PM at XL Cabaret (512 West 42nd St). Directed by two-time Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun, a portion of the proceeds from the evening will be donated to The Performing Arts Project.
Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, is a series of songs, connected by the theme "the moment of decision." The show employs four performers who do not play the same characters throughout the show, but have consistently developing character arcs. Composer Jason Robert Brown has said of his show, "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."
Tickets are available online at www.songsthemusical.com.
The Performing Arts Project (TPAP) is a not-for-profit organization formed by a group of respected educators and entertainment industry professionals to help prepare the next generation of performers. Their mission is to inspire. A diverse and dedicated faculty uses - and discovers - innovative techniques to teach various methods of investigating the nuances of performance. Above all, the goal is to help students find the courage to be exactly who they are. The Performing Arts Project faculty includes successful actors, authors, casting directors, choreographers, dancers, directors, fight directors, filmmakers, songwriters, musical directors, producers, singers, voice teachers and writers who want to make a difference in lives of young artists. www.performingartsproject.com