1999 Tony Winner: Jason Robert Brown (Score, Parade)

Tony Awards   1999 Tony Winner: Jason Robert Brown (Score, Parade)
 
Jason Robert Brown, the young composer-lyricist making is Broadway debut with Parade, has won a Best Score Tony Award.
Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown
Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown Photo by Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Jason Robert Brown, the young composer-lyricist making is Broadway debut with Parade, has won a Best Score Tony Award.

He previously wrote Songs for a New World, directed by Daisy Prince at the WPA Theatre Off-Broadway. Both Parade and Songs for a New World are on CD.

Brown is also an arranger and orchestrator whose work is heard in A New Brain, jon & jen, Dinah Was and Yoko Ono's New York Rock.

Brown and collaborator Alfred Uhry told the Tony audience Parade will have a tour in summer 2000, starting in Atlanta.

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