Jason Robert Brown Schedules New Orleans Gig for Aug. 15

News   Jason Robert Brown Schedules New Orleans Gig for Aug. 15 Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown — who recently played a few evenings at Blues Alley in Washington, D.C. — has booked a one-night engagement at Le Chat Noir.

Brown and the Caucasian Rhythm Kings will play the New Orleans venue Aug. 15 at 7:30 PM. Concertgoers can expect to hear tunes from Brown's new solo recording, "Wearing Someone Else's Clothes." Jason Robert Brown, who was the musical director and arranger for the musical Urban Cowboy, won the Tony Award for Best Score for his Broadway debut, Parade. His two-person musical, The Last Five Years, played a brief run at Off-Broadway's Minetta Lane Theatre, and was preserved on Sh-K-Boom Records. Brown also composed the score for Songs for a New World and wrote incidental music for Fuddy Meers, Kimberly Akimbo, The Waverly Gallery and the Irish Repertory Theatre's production of Long Day's Journey Into Night.

Brown's new CD, "Wearing Someone Else's Clothes," features the composer/performer on lead vocals, backed by the Caucasian Rhythm Kings. Track titles include "Someone Else's Clothes," "Long Long Road," "Someone to Fall Back On," "Getting Out," "Over," "Music of Heaven," "Nothing in Common," "I Could Be in Love with Someone Like You," "I'm in Bizness," "Coming Together" and "Grow Old With Me."

Le Chat Noir is located at 715 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, LA. Tickets, priced at $25, are available by calling (504) 581-5812. For more information visit www.cabaretlechatnoir.com.