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Jason Robert Brown's Songs for a New World Kicks Off Encores! Off-Center Season

Shoshana Bean, Colin Donnell, Mykal Kilgore, and Solea Pfeiffer star under the direction of Kate Whoriskey.

Colin Donnell and Solea Pfeiffer kick off Encores! Off-Center's 2018 season with Jason Robert Brown's Songs for a New World.
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Encores! Off-Center kicks off its 2018 summer season with Jason Robert Brown's Songs for a New World under the direction of Kate Whoriskey, with music direction by Tom Murray and choreography by Rennie Harris. Performances begin June 27 and continue through June 30.

Featured in the cast are Shoshana Bean, Colin Donnell, Mykal Kilgore, and Solea Pfeiffer. The production also features an ensemble of dancers.

Songs for a New World was the first produced work of three-time Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade, The Bridges of Madison County, Honeymoon in Vegas). This powerful collection of songs examines life, love, and the choices ordinary people make when faced with extraordinary moments. From the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to the ledge of a Fifth Avenue high-rise, these characters face new worlds that follow the unique challenges they encounter.

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