But is there a better-sounding ensemble in New York at the moment? Kenny Seymour’s vocal arrangements and orchestrations detonate brilliantly on stage, brought to life by music director

John Bronston

The Harder They Come at The Public Theatre Review: Slant Magazine 3/15/2023

Musical Director & Pianist

John Bronston recently served as the music director of The Harder They Come by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks at the Public Theatre in New York. Previously he was the associate music director of A Man of No Importance at Classic Stage Company under the direction of John Doyle. He also served as the Black Theatre Coalition Music Direction Fellow, working as a sub keyboard player onstage and as a rehearsal pianist at Tina on Broadway, as the musical director for the National Tour of Hair, and the associate conductor for touring productions of Ain’t Misbehavin, Five Guys Named Moe, and Smokey Joe’s Café.  

The Harder They Come Review

Vogue: At the Public
'The hardest they come' sings it's way to the stage


John Bronston

John Bronston has performed at the world’s leading theatres and on broadway



Rehearsal Pianist, Keys 1 Sub



Sub Rehearsal Piano

the public theatre

The harder they come

Music Director

Roundabout theatre


Music Director 

Classic stage company

A Man of no importance

Associate Music Director, Sub Conductor

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