Playbill Poll: What is Your Favorite Song by Jason Robert Brown? Readers Respond
20 Oct 2013
Laura Beth Dailey: "If That's What It Is" from 13. Even though the musical focuses on the struggles of being 13, I find this song transcends the challenges you face at 13, as do many other songs in the show.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.