BoHo Theatre


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Songs For A New World

Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Directed by Elizabeth Margolius

October 6 – November 4, 2007

presented at The Heartland Studio

Lauded composer Jason Robert Brown (composer-lyricist of the critical hits The Last Five Years and Parade) has had the world talking about Songs for a New World ever since its exciting premier. Says the author of his gripping revue, “It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, take a stand, or turn around and go back.”

With a small, powerhouse cast and a driving, exquisitely crafted score running the gamut of today’s popular music, Songs For A New World is a great example of the next generation of musical theatre. It’s a remarkable achievement from a remarkable voice.

  • Michael Arthur
  • Jayson Brooks
  • Alanda Coon
  • Jess Godwin
  • Musical Director: Andra Velis Simon
  • Scenic Design: John Zuiker
  • Costume Design: Theresa Ham
  • Producer: Tom Samorian

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Rave reviews for Songs For A New World:

"Bohemian Theatre Ensemble has produced a very savvy and strongly sung Songs for a New World."
Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times

"Director Elizabeth Margolius (has) assembled four of the finest young voices in Chicago." (4 Stars)
Kris Vire, Time Out Chicago

"Bohemian's Songs for a New World showcases so much talent." (Highly Recommended)
John Olsen,

"This cast demonstrates their vocal chops and their ability to interpret a complex song." (Recommended)
Tom Williams, Chicago Critic