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.
SOLEA PFEIFFER is a Seattle native and graduate of the University of Michigan with a BFA in Musical Theatre, Solea's stage credits include Hamilton (Eliza, 1st Ntl. Tour), Songs For a New World (New York City Center), Sunday in The Park With George (NYCC), Maria in West Side Story (Hollywood Bowl, Kennedy Center), Sondheim on Sondheim (Hollywood Bowl), Grease (5th Avenue), performances at Lincoln Center and Kennedy Center. Recent TV Credits include ABC’s SCANDAL. Love to her beautiful family and friends! Go Blue!
CAROLEE CARMELLO has appeared in 14 Broadway shows, including Jason Robert Brown’s masterful musical, Parade (for which she earned a Tony nomination and a Drama Desk Award). She was also a member of the original Broadway casts of Tuck Everlasting, Finding Neverland, City of Angels, Falsettos, Lestat (Tony nomination & Drama Desk nomination), The Addams Family (Drama Desk nomination & Outer Critics Circle nomination), and Scandalous (Tony nomination, Drama Desk nomination). Broadway audiences also saw her in 1776, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Kiss Me Kate, Urinetown, Sister Act, and Mamma Mia!. Off-Broadway credits include: john and jen, Das Barbecü, I Can Get It For You Wholesale, Hello Again (Obie Award), A Class Act, The Vagina Monologues, Elegies, and most recently, the critically-acclaimed, immersive Sweeney Todd. Ms. Carmello has appeared on television in “The Deuce,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “The Good Fight,” “Madam Secretary,” “Smash,” “Law and Order: SVU,” “Frasier,” “Ed,” and “Remember W.E.N.N.” (SAG Award nomination). Her concert appearances have taken her across America and Europe, including engagements at N.Y.’s Town Hall, City Center, Lincoln Center, and Carnegie Hall.
*Guests are subject to change