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Songs for a New World
November 18, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 20, 2021
An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday and Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2021
by Jason Robert Brown, Directed by Paul Bawek
Musical Direction by Wesley Morgan
Location: Buckner Theatre, Florida Southern College
Tickets $9 children / $18 adults / Free to FSC Faculty, Staff & Students with ID
Seating is Limited and Masks are Required.
Reserve your seats by calling the Buckner Box Office at 863-680-3089
11/18, 11/19, 11/20, 12/2, 12/3, 12/4@ 7:30PM
11/21 & 12/5 @ 2:30PM
Songs for a New World is, according to composer Jason Robert Brown, “about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back.”
With a rousing score that blends elements of pop, gospel and jazz, featuring tight harmonies and darling vocals, Songs for a New World transports its audience from the deck of a spanish sailing ship bound for a new land, to the ledge of a New York penthouse. Characters range from a young man in the Bronx who dreams of becoming a famous basketball player, to a forlorn and neglected Mrs. Claus lamenting as Christmas approaches.
A diverse cast and a supercharged, well crafted score appeal to old and new generations alike as each character — in their own way — takes hold of that one moment and enters a new world.
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