Hector Guzman, Conductor
Ashley Brown, Vocals
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
THE LION KING
My Funny Valentine
As Time Goes By
“The most versatile and noteworthy young talent
on the Broadway stages.”
Ashley Brown originated the title role in Mary Poppins on Broadway, for which she received Outer Critics, Drama League and Drama Desk nominations for Best Actress. She also starred as Mary Poppins in the national tour, where she garnered a Garland award for “Best Performance in a Musical.” Recently, Ashley was in the acclaimed national touring production of The Sound of Music. She has also been Belle in Beauty and the Beast on Broadway and recently returned to the Lyric Opera of Chicago where she received critical acclaim for her role as Laurey in Oklahoma. She also starred in Hello Dolly at the Goodspeed Opera House, Sound of Music at the St. Louis MUNY, which garnered her a Kevin Kline award, Limelight at the La Jolla Playhouse, and NBC’s televised Sound of Music.
Ashley was featured in an ABC special: Ashley Brown - ABC's Disney on Broadway. She has her own PBS special called Ashley Brown: Call Me Irresponsible, which received a PBS Telly Award.
Some of the orchestras Ashley has sung with include the New York Philharmonic, Seattle and Pittsburgh Symphonies with Marvin Hamlisch, the New York Pops, Boston Pops, Cincinnati, Hollywood Bowl, Philadelphia Orchestra, Detroit, Vancouver, Philly Pops and more.