Songs for a New World: Musical Info & Synopsis


Songs for a New World weaves together a collection of diverse songs, each telling a unique story. The show doesn’t follow a traditional narrative but explores a range of characters and situations, spanning time and place. The characters face pivotal moments in their lives, addressing themes of love, hope, decision-making, and the human experience. Songs for a New World is an exploration of the complexities and choices that define our lives.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1995)

Cast Size: 4

Genre: Song Cycle

Setting: Various

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown

Cast Albums

Original Cast (1997)➝

New York City Center Cast (2019)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1990s, Christmas, Small Cast, Solo Composer, Song Cycle

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