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Composer Draws Show Inspiration From Failure

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/composer_draws_show_inspiration_from_failure_20060714

Jason Robert Brown began his musical, "The Last Five Years," about a doomed relationship, while in the midst of his own messy divorce seven years ago. Back then, Brown, like the show's fictional husband, was a "young, ambitious Jewish kid from New York" with a non-Jewish actress wife, he said in a telephone interview from his New York home.

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