A First Look at Urban Stages' World Premiere of Character Man by Jim Brochu
The new musical is an original musical valentine to the Great White Way.
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.