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Songs for a New World is, according to composer Jason Robert Brown, “about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back.”

With a rousing score that blends elements of pop, gospel and jazz, featuring tight harmonies and darling vocals, Songs for a New World transports its audience from the deck of a spanish sailing ship bound for a new land, to the ledge of a New York penthouse. Characters range from a young man in the Bronx who dreams of becoming a famous basketball player, to a forlorn and neglected Mrs. Claus lamenting as Christmas approaches.

A small but powerful diverse cast and a supercharged, well crafted score appeal to old and new generations alike as each character -- in their own way -- takes hold of that one moment and enters a new world.

Spirit of Soul is accepting video auditions for roles in SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD by Jason Robert Brown. A part of our Socially-distanced theatre initiative. Looking for 4-6 powerful performers/singers for this beautiful score. Please submit a MP4 to starcentergainesville@gmail.com, YouTube or inbox facebook.com/starcentergainesville.

Performances are scheduled for Nov 13-22, 2020.

Tickets are not yet available for purchase.

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11 NE 23rd Avenue

Gainesville, FL 32609

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