Character Man

(sound designer)
Urban Stages, NYC (2013)
By Jim Brochu
Directed by Robert Bartley
Music direction by Carl Haan
Starring Jim Brochu
Lighting Design – Meghan Santelli
Scenic / Video Design – Patrick Brennan
Sound Design – Sean Hagerty
Drama Desk Award winner Jim Brochu (Zero Hour) puts his stamp on an original musical valentine to the Great White Way. Character Man is a salute to the memorable character actors of Broadway, filled with hilarious theatre stories and touching personal recollections. Sprinkled with juicy backstage lore, the show spotlights the careers of Zero Mostel, Jack Gilford, Barney Martin and Brochu’s own mentor, two- time Tony Award winner David Burns. Character Man delivers the iconic songs of ground-breaking composers including Meredith Willson, John Kander and Fred Ebb, Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick and Stephen Sondheim and celebrates the Golden Age of the American Musical.