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In the Room - Jason Robert Brown

Episode 64
Jason Robert Brown

In a master class with Guild members, Tony award-winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, The Bridges of Madison County, Honeymoon in Vegas) discusses the ins-and-outs of theatrical songwriting, including some examples from his own work.


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Jason Robert Brown’s works have earned him three Tonys (along with an additional nomination) and six Drama Desk Awards (along with four additional nominations) in multiple categories, including Best Orchestration, Best Original Score, and Outstanding Lyrics. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild and the American Federation of Musicians Local 802 & 47.

Works include:  Songs for a New World (1995), Parade (1998), The Last Five Years (2002), Urban Cowboy (2003), Wearing Someone Else’s Clothes (2005), 13 (2007), The Bridges of Madison County (2014), and Honeymoon in Vegas (2015). Upcoming: film adaptations of The Last Five Years (starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan) and 13.

Jason Robert Brown's DG Member Profile: http://www.dramatistsguild.com/memberdirectory/getmembership.aspx?cid=7950