Theatre / Songs for a New World

''"It's about one moment
The moment before it all becomes clear
And in that one moment
You start to believe there's nothing to fear
It's about one second
And just when you're on the verge of success
The sky starts to change
And the wind starts to blow!"''
- "Opening"

Songs for a New World is a musical revue by Jason Robert Brown featuring a variety of different musical styles from jazz to an homage to "Surabaya Johnny" to gospel to...

There is no main plot, but the songs are linked by themes of aspirations, decisions, and the power of "that moment before it all becomes clear."

"Stars and the Moon" is arguably the best-known song from the show, as it has been covered by numerous singers.

This musical revue has examples of: