Lyon students will perform Songs For a New World beginning Feb. 13


The Lyon College Music Department will present “Songs For a New World,” a staged musical production.

The music and lyrics were composed by Jason Robert Brown. Songs For a New World is presented through a special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). The production, directed by Kristian Ameigh, includes cast members Sydney Bates, Kym Brantley, Bethany Stubbs, John Pruden, and Jon Michael Stewart.

Performances will be held 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13 through Saturday, Feb. 15, and at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 16, in the Sloan Auditorium of the Brown Chapel Fine Arts Building. Tickets are $10 per person. Students, faculty, and staff get free admission with Lyon ID. For advance ticket purchase, visit

For more information, contact Dr. Michael Oriatti at or (870) 307-7259.

Oriatti (pictured below, left) and Ameigh (right) dropped by the White River Now family of radio stations today to discuss the production with Big Daddy Randy Alan.

Listen to their conversation below.


Michael Oriatti and Kristian Ameigh

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