New York City Center’s 2018 Encores! Off-Center season kicks off June 27 with a limited run of Jason Robert Brown's Songs for a New World. Check out highlights from the concert staging in the video above.
Songs for a New World will run through June 30 and is directed by Kate Whoriskey. The cast is made up of Shoshana Bean (Wicked), Colin Donnell (Violet), Mykal Kilgore (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert), and Solea Pfeiffer (Hamilton).
The staging, with musical direction by Tom Murray, features choreography by Rennie Harris, who has incorporated an ensemble of dancers into the song cycle.
As previously announced, Encores! Off-Center's summer lineup will continue with the late Michael Friedman's Gone Missing, with a cast featuring Taylor Mac and Susan Blackwell (July 11 and 12), and Micki Grant and Vinnette Carroll's Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope (July 25–28).
Tickets can be purchased online at NYCityCenter.org or by calling (212) 581-1212.