Stories of Me and You:
The Songs of Jacob Ryan Smith
Director & Producer
July 9, 2019
Stories of Me and You is an anthology concert featuring current and up-and-coming Broadway talent exploring the work of musical theater writer Jacob Ryan Smith. Stories of Me and You seeks to discuss the world at large through music, tackling familiar subjects of love and isolation, as well as untouched topics of addiction, political sacrifice, and the bystander effect.
Directed by Yoni Weiss, Stories of Me and You will be Jacob Ryan Smith’s New York debut, featuring selections from MR. SIPPLE (2018 Eugene O’Neill New Musical Theater Festival Semi-Finalist), PAINLESS: The Opioid Musical, an educational musical featuring orchestrations by Tony nominee and Olivier Award winner August Eriksmoen, and Midnight Channel: The Musical, an internet musical based off of the hit video game Persona 4, with over one million accumulated listens on SoundCloud.
Leanne Antonio, Emma Ashford, Michael Bingham, Griffin Binnicker, Emily Harkins, Gordia Hayes, Matthew Edward Kemp, Emily Koch (Wicked, Waitress), Cheech Manohar (Mean Girls), Daniel Neale, Yassi Noubahar (One Thousand Nights and One Day), Mia Pak (In the Green), Nathanael Phillips, Christina Saffran (A Chorus Line), Joe Serafini (“High School Musical: The Series”), and Nina White.