CAAL Student Night: Bring It On on Broadway and Post-show Talkback
Broadway and Theatre
246 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
On Thursday, November 29, CAAL invites all Columbia students to witness the intriguing results of combining some of the funniest, Award-winning creative minds on Broadway, aerial human stunts, and the universal story of challenges and unexpected bonds at Bring it On on Broadway – the new musical from Tony Award-winning creators of Avenue Q, In the Heights, and Next to Normal. After experiencing what The New York Times calls, "breathtaking displays of human fireworks," CAAL attendees and their guests are invited to enjoy a private talkback with the cast and creative of Bring It On: The Musical.
Students: to purchase tickets click here or call 212 851 9256
Recent alumni: to purchase tickets click here or call 212 851 9256
Bring It On: The Musical tells the story of the challenges and unexpected bonds formed through the thrill of extreme competition. With a colorful crew of characters, an exciting fresh sound and explosive dance with aerial stunts, this hilariously universal story is sure to be everything you hoped for and nothing like you expected.
Uniting some of the freshest and funniest creative minds on Broadway, Bring It On: The Musical features a libretto by Tony Award winner Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q), music and lyrics by Tony Award-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights), music by Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning composer Tom Kitt (Next to Normal), lyrics by Broadway lyricist Amanda Green (High Fidelity) and music supervision by Tony and Grammy Award winner Alex Lacamoire. The production is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (In the Heights).
Tom Kitt | Columbia College class of 1996
Tom Kitt received the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, as well as two Tony awards for Best Score and Best Orchestrations (with Michael Starobin) for next to normal. His music for next to normal also received the 2009 Frederick Loewe Award for dramatic composition and an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Score. Tom is responsible for the music supervision, arrangements and orchestrations for Green Day's American Idiot on Broadway and was also the string arranger on their most recent album 21st Century Breakdown. Tom is also the composer of High Fidelity(Broadway), The Winter's Tale (The Public's NYSF), From Up Here (Manhattan Theatre Club) and The Retributionists (Playrights Horizons). As a musical director, conductor, arranger, and orchestrator for Broadway, Off-Broadway and beyond, his credits include 13, Debbie Does Dallas, Everyday Rapture, Hair, Laugh Whore and Urban Cowboy. He is the proud leader of the Tom Kitt Band, whose songs have been featured in film and TV.
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