Jason Robert Brown Sings Last Five Years in NYC April 28

News   Jason Robert Brown Sings Last Five Years in NYC April 28 Before Jason Robert Brown's latest musical, The Last Five Years, makes its world premiere at Chicago's Northlight Theatre this spring, New Yorkers will have a chance to get a sneak peek at the new score April 28 at the Cooper Union Great Hall.

Before Jason Robert Brown's latest musical, The Last Five Years, makes its world premiere at Chicago's Northlight Theatre this spring, New Yorkers will have a chance to get a sneak peek at the new score April 28 at the Cooper Union Great Hall.

Brown's latest, described by the Northlight as a "romantic musical about a nice Jewish boy and a good Irish Catholic girl in New York City who fall in love and fall apart during a five-year courtship," premieres in Chicago May 16-June 24 at a theatre where he once served as musical director. Daisy Prince will direct.

Along with The Last Five Years, Brown will also sing selections from his original revue Songs for a New World, the Tony Award winner Parade and his Michael Milken musical, Moneyman.

Tickets are $15. The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art is located at East 7th Street at Third Avenue. For reservations, call (212) 279-4200. The Cooper Union is on the web at http://www.cooper.edu/cooperarts.

— By Christine Ehren