Songs for a New World is a unique revue of songs by composer Jason Robert Brown. Upon his initial arrival in New York, Brown would frequent cabarets with a variety of his songs, and met Daisy Prince, the daughter of legendary Broadway producer/director, Harold Prince. After hitting it off, Brown asked Prince if she could direct a review of his songs. Although she had never directed before, she agreed.
It wasn’t long into the project before it became apparent that Brown’s songs had no through-line; no unifying factor. Somewhere in the process, it became apparent to Brown that the show was