Each song is a stand alone experience that transports the audience to a realm of hope and guiding light.
Serita Stevens – LASplash
DOMA Theatre Company presents a mixed bag of vocal talents backed by a bang-up band in Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown’s “Songs for a New World,” an hour-and-45-minute theatrical cabaret of his songs strung together without dialogue at the MET Theatre.
Gil Kaan – Culture Spot LA
Brown’s material suffers from a chronic lack of emotional depth or insight. It’s as if a computer was programmed to create a series of songs in the Brel style and, as instructed, output a war song, a ballad, a love song, a mother song, et al…but the result is so opportunistic and unaffecting that it becomes risible.
Kurt Gardner – Blog Critics
Songs For A New World by Jason Robert Brown is unfortunately one of those “not so much” shows.
Randall Gray – California Theatre Critic
SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
DOMA Theatre Company
1089 N. Oxford Ave., LA 90029
Through June 3, 2012; Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.
Tickets: (323) 465-0693
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