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Bring Me Giants Interviews

 

Bring Me Giants is an inspiring program that unites the universality of famous literary works with the direct emotional appeal of music and drama in a unique educational experience for drama, music, and language arts students and audiences of all ages.

 

Below you will find insightful interviews with some of the giants of musical theater.

Interviews include:

  • James Barbour, American television actor and Broadway singer. He played the role of Sydney Carton in the Broadway musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities and starred on Broadway i Tony Award-winning and nominated shows as Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Carousel, Jane Eyre (for which he was nominated for a Drama League Award), Urinetown, Assassins and The Phantom of the Opera. 

  • Morgan James, American singer, songwriter and actress. Broadway credits include The Addams Family, Godspell, Wonderland and Motown: The Musical.

  • Tom Jones, Legendary American lyricist and librettist of musical theater. His best-known work is The Fantasticks, which ran off-Broadway from 1960 until 2002, with the hit song, "Try to Remember". 

  • Liza Lerner, Broadway producer and daughter of lyricist and librettist of Alan Jay Lerner, who with composer Frederick Lowe wrote some of Broadways most successful shows including My Fair Lady, Camelot and Brigadoon.

  • Jeremy Roberts, Orchestrator and Musical Supervisor of Jekyll & Hyde on Broadway and Musical Director of the Bring Me Giants CD.

  • Jill Santoriello, American musician, composer, lyricist, and author. Her award-winning first musical A Tale of Two Cities was an Outer Critics Circle Award nominee for Outstanding New Musical in 2009.

  • Ron Sharpe, Broadway producer of A Tale of Two Cities and Broadway singer with roles in Les Miserables, King David, The Scarlet Pimpernel and The Civil War 

  • Natalie Toro, Singer with leading roles on Broadway in Les Miserables and A Tale of Two Cities for which she won the Sarasota Magazine’s Best Supporting Actress Award in its pre-Broadway run at the Asolo Repertory Theatre. 

  • Frank Wildhorn, American composer known for both his musicals and popular songs including Jekyll & Hyde, which ran four years on Broadway, and for writing the #1 International hit song "Where Do Broken Hearts Go" for Whitney Houston.