With the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, we know that this is a challenging time for educators and students.

 

To prioritize the safety of educators and students, we have shifted many of our school programs to an online format.  As you strive to offer your students engaging, informative program to work on remotely we invite you to use these unique educational resources to bring the magic of Broadway directly to your students, regardless of where they live and learn.

Bring Me Giants

 

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

Using captivating lyrics and melodies to teach drama/theater, music, and literatureBring Me Giants offers engaging teaching tools that are flexible, meet educational standards, and fits equally well in drama/theater, literature, and music classes.

The teaching materials include 14 songs sung by Broadway’s leading performers, a comprehensive study guide with lessons for drama/theater, music, and literature classes and insightful interviews with some of the giants of musical theater.

 

So, open the curtain for your students and explore the unique teaching and learning opportunities of Bring Me Giants.

Songs and Shows Featured in Bring Me Giants

"Bring Me Giants"

From the musical Cyrano de Bergerac

Music by Frank Wildhorn, Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse

Kenwon Music (BMI); Justin & Jake's Dad's Music (BMI) / Stage & Screen Music, Inc. (BMI)

Sung by James Barbour

00:00 / 03:29
"Home"

From the musical The Wiz

By Charlie Smalls

Copyright © Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI), All Rights Reserved

Sung by Morgan James

00:00 / 04:22
"Who Will Love This Child?"

From the musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Music and lyrics by Dennis DeYoung

Publisher: Dennis DeYoung © 2003

Sung by James Barbour

00:00 / 03:17
"The Music of the Night"

From the musical The Phantom of the Opera

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Lyrics by Charles Hart

Sung by James Barbour

00:00 / 05:41
"Deep in the Darkest Night"

From the musical Dracula

Music by Frank Wildhorn, Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton

Bronx Flash Music, Inc. (ASCAP); JSW Songs (BMI) / Sony/ATV Music

Sung by Norm Lewis

00:00 / 02:42
"Try to Remember"

From the musical The Fantasticks

By Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt

Copyright © Chappell & Co., Inc. (ASCAP)

Sung by Ron Sharpe

00:00 / 03:37
"I Will Be There"

From the musical The Count of Monte Cristo

Music by Frank Wildhorn, Lyrics by Jack Murphy

Songs for Bruce (BMI) / Lily Bird Music (BMI), all rights for the

world controlled & administered by Kenwon Music

Sung by James Barbour and Morgan James

00:00 / 04:28
"Defying Gravity"

From the musical Wicked

Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Copyright © 2003 Grey Dog Music

All rights reserved. Used by permission of Grey Dog Music (ASCAP).

Sung by Sally Wilfert

00:00 / 04:05
"On The Street Where You Live"

From the musical My Fair Lady

By Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe

Copyright © Chappell & Co., Inc. (ASCAP), All Rights Reserved

Sung by James Barbour

00:00 / 02:28
"If Ever I Would Leave You"

From the musical Camelot

By Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe

Copyright © Chappell & Co., Inc. (ASCAP), All Rights Reserved

Sung by James Barbour

00:00 / 03:26
"Bring Him Home"

From the musical Les Miserables

By Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg

Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg

Lyrics by Alain Boublil & Herbert Kretzmer

Copyright © Alain Boublil Music Ltd. (ASCAP)

Sung by James Barbour

00:00 / 03:47
"This is the Moment"

From the musical Jekyll & Hyde

Music by Frank Wildhorn

Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse

Scaramanga Music, Inc. (ASCAP); Les Etoiles De La Musique (ASCAP); Dimentional Music Of 1091 (ASCAP);

Cherry Lane Music Publishing Company, Inc. (ASCAP) / Stage & Screen Music, Inc. (BMI)

Sung by James Barbour

00:00 / 03:21
"The Impossible Dream"

From the musical Man of La Mancha

Music by Mitch Leigh

Lyrics by Joe Darion

Used by permission, copyright 1965, Music Publishers Andrew Scott Music and Helena Music Company

Sung by James Barbour

00:00 / 02:45
"Out of Sight, Out of Mind"

From the musical A Tale Of Two Cities

Words and music by Jill Santoriello © 2009

Sung by Natalie Toro

00:00 / 03:21

Bring Me Giants Interviews with American Theater Personalities

James Barbour is an American singer and Broadway actor. He received the Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Drama Leagues Awards nominations and Sarasota Magazine’s  best actor award for his starring role as Sydney Carton in the Broadway production of A Tale Of Two Cities. He starred in Broadway productions of Jane Eyre and The Assassins and for nearly three years played the title role of 'The Phantom' in Broadway's The Phantom Of The Opera.

 

Morgan James is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.  She has appeared in numerous Broadwayshows, including Motown: The Musical, Godspell and The Adams Family.

 

Tom Jones is an American lyricist and librettist, best known for The Fantasticks, which ran off-Broadway from 1960 until 2002, and the hit song from the show, Try to Remember. He also wrote the screenplay for the 1995 feature film adaptation. 

 

Liza Lerner, the Daughter of Alan Jay Lerner, is a television producer, an art director and founder of Liza Lerner Interior Design. Liza Ann Lerner has been listed as a noteworthy Interior designer by Marquis Who's Who.

 

Jeremy Roberts is a music producer, arranger, musical director of Broadway musical Jekel and Hyde and Linda Elder at the Gershwin.

 

Jill Santoriello is an American musician, composer, lyricist, and author whose award-winning Broadway musical A Tale of Two Cities was an Outer Circle Critics Award nominee for Outstanding New Musical in 2009. Her newest musical It Happened In Key West, had its world premiere in London's in 2018.

Natalie Toro is a singer and actor for stage, television, and film. She had leading roles in the Broadway production of A Tale of Two Cities as Madame Defarge and in Les Miserables as Eponine and in A Christmas Carol.

 

Frank Wildhorn is a prolific American composer known for both his musicals and popular songs. He is best known for his musical Jekyll & Hyde, which ran four years on Broadway, and for writing the #1 International hit song Where Do Broken Hearts Go for Whitney Houston.  He has had three shows running simultaneously on Broadway, Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlet Pimpernel and The Civil War and collaborated on a musical based on Dracula.

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