Songs & Stories Podcast (Bonus Episode): Broadway’s Bronson Norris Murphy


Show Notes: On Saturday, October 17, 2020, the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival will welcome Broadway icon, Bronson Norris Murphy, to the virtual stage. This concert is the first of the festival’s 2020 High Season Series which benefits the HPAF Student Scholarship Fund. All proceeds from this event will specifically benefit BIPOC Artists. Ticket info below.

Best known to American audiences for premiering the role of The Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies: The Phantom Returns, Bronson Norris Murphy is a versatile singing actor who has been seen on stages from Broadway to Japan and nearly every state in the nation. Praised for his “prodigious acting abilities” and for having a voice that has been acclaimed as “masterful, passionate and soaringly beautiful,” Bronson makes his home on both the musical theatre and symphonic concert stages.

The concert features 23 songs featuring the works of 17 different composers. Six different pianists accompany Bronson as well as a very special guest (also from the Great White Way). HPAF also recently announced the performance will be made available for 72 hours following its initial broadcast. Those interested in attending but unable to make the Saturday performance can email Artistic Administrator Shayna Leahy ( for exclusive access directly following the performance.

You can find Songs & Stories on all major podcast platforms including Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts. It also airs weekly on KONA 100.5 FM in Kailua, Kona. If you have a podcast show suggestion or guest interview recommendation, give Big Island Music Magazine a call at (318) 500-3582, and leave us a message on our listener line. If we like what we hear, we might air it on a future podcast episode. Thanks for listening and Aloha!

If You Watch… Have A Good Show!
Event: The Music of the Night with Bronson Norris Murphy
When:  Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, 12 p.m. (Noon) HST
Info: All attendees will have the opportunity to engage in a Q&A with the artist directly following the performance.
Cost: $20, $30, or $40. Please pay what you can to support HPAF. All ticket sales will support its 2021 Student Scholarship Fund. Registration ends 24 hours prior to the start of this event. Further instructions will be shared via email following registration.
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