PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Barely Legal's Sam Carner and Derek Gregor Pick Best Breakout Performances

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15 Aug 2014

Jeremy Jordan as Clyde in Bonnie & Clyde… or Jack Kelly in Newsies. 
We first saw Jeremy in a reading in 2009 when he was just recently out of college and knew instantly that he was an amazing talent. We promptly asked him to come by our studio to sing through some cabaret songs we had just started writing and learned even more fully what a true professional he is (one the best sight-readers in the business), what a remarkable communicator and smart performer he is, and — my God — what a voice! He's a star in every sense of the word. We were lucky enough to get him to perform in our first ever concert, and he debuted two of our songs that are most performed today, "Stay Awhile" and "Wall Lovin'." The Broadway world really got to know the scope of his prodigious talent, though, with his 2011-12 season performances as Clyde Barrow in Bonnie & Clyde and his Tony-nominated Jack Kelly in Newsies.



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