Jim Brochu stands onstage at Urban Stages surrounded by Broadway musical icons in his new one-man musical, Character Man.
Jim Brochu stands onstage at Urban Stages surrounded by Broadway musical icons in his new one-man musical, Character Man.
(© Carol Rosegg)

Urban Stages is presenting the world premiere of Jim Brochu's new musical memoir, Character Man, at Urban Stages Theatre. In premieres now, the production is set to open on March 5 and run through March 30. Robert Bartley directs, with musical direction by Carl Haan.

With a book by Brochu, the musical features the songs of Leslie Bricusse, Jerry Bock, Betty Comden, Stan Daniels, Fred Ebb, Adolph Green, Sheldon Harnick, Jerry Herman, John Kander, Bob Merrill, Anthony Newley, Stephen Schwartz, Stephen Sondheim, Jule Styne, and Meredith Willson, including iconic songs of the golden age of the American musical.

Take a first look at Brochu in his new one-man show below.

Jim Brochu's Character Man will open at Urban Stages on March 5.
Jim Brochu's Character Man will open at Urban Stages on March 5.
(© Carol Rosegg)