ARMCHAIR CONFIDENTIAL

Cast size: From ten to fourteen+ (dependent on doubling and chorus size) 2 female-identifying leads 2 male-identifying leads Length: 105 minutes (60+45) Setting: A large unnamed Canadian city, and Barnabus Bay (a neighbouring small town) Current Status: Three readings (two informal, one with audience). Several script revisions. Demos recorded for all songs. Workshopped by Arts…

Henry Box Brown

Aaron was delighted to provide music, lyric, orchestration, and dramaturgical support for the CTC New York Ensemble production of Henry Box Brown: A Musical Journey. The piece has recently been signed for a “Broadway Option” with four-time TONY award-winning producers. HBB has been in development since 2008, and was polished through community workshops, professional premieres…

Hamlet VR Experience

Hamlet VR Experience premiered at the Stratford Festival, June 2022, featuring music by Aaron Jensen. Jensen composed the main theme for nyckelharpa, a traditional 13th C. Swedish instrument. The interactive theatre piece features veteran actors, Kyle Blair, Peter Fernandes, Kyle Golemba, and Gabriella Sundar Singh. Directed by Peter Kuling. Listen to the main theme, “Words…

Midnight Laundromat

Aaron participated in Driftwood Theatre’s Trafalgar 24, a theatre experiment/gala where twenty-four artists receive a scant 24-hours to write, rehearse and perform six site-specific plays in Whitby’s beautiful 19th century castle. TRAFALGAR 24 is a theatrical event unlike any other, where the audience is right on top of the action as each of the 10-minute…

14 Characters

Aaron composed/arranged a 55-minute musical/theatrical presentation called 14 Characters which was premiered by Countermeasure at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. “This show is packed with some fabulous and beautifully sung songs. So watch out world because here they come and in no short measure or in talent.” (EAST COAST FM) *****”A stunning hour of world-class a…

O.E.D.

In 2007, Aaron was commissioned to compose his first full length musical, O.E.D.: Dementia, Devotion and the Writing of the Oxford English Dictionary. He co-wrote the work with Toronto singer-songwriter, Caylie Staples. The musical was premiered at the E.A.Rawlinson Centre in Prince Albert, SK. with a live band, and cast of fifty.