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Jonathan David Sloate / Bio

Jonathan David Sloate, award-winning playwright, composer, screenwriter & songwriter, created the original story, music, lyrics, libretto & screenplay to both The Tower Of Babel (26 Festival & Competition Awards) and The New Picasso (41 Festival & Competition Awards). Jonathan collaborated on multiple projects with action-adventure film producer Lawrence Kasanoff (True Lies, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Mortal Kombat). Jonathan composed the music for USA Networks' Mortal Kombat: Defenders Of The Realm animated television series starring Clancy Brown (The Shawshank Redemption, The Hurricane, SpongeBob SquarePants Movie), Brian Tochi (Revenge of the Nerds, Police Academy, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Olivia d'Abo (Wayne's World 2, Conan the Destroyer, The Wonder Years), Cree Summer (The Rugrats Movies), Luke Perry (The Fifth Element, Beverly Hills 90210), Dorian Harewood (Full Metal Jacket, Pacific Heights, Gothika), and Ron Perlman (Alien: Resurrection, Blade II, Hellboy) in collaboration with Film Roman who produce The Simpsons, Family Guy, and King of the Hill for 20th Century Fox Television, and for Warner Bros.' Mortal Kombat Conquest live action television series starring Paolo Montalban (The King and I, Cinderella), Daniel Bernhardt (The Matrix Reloaded), and Kristanna Loken (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines), shot at Disney/MGM Studios in Lake Buena Vista, FL. Jonathan composed the score for New Line's Mortal Kombat: The Journey Begins, #1 on Billboard magazine's Top Video Sales Charts®. His music has been featured in theatrical trailer campaigns such as Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Entertainment Group's Oscar-winning Sense and Sensibility starring Kate Winslet (Titanic, The Holiday, Finding Neverland), Hugh Grant (Bridget Jones's Diary, Nine Months, Notting Hill), Tom Wilkinson (Batman Begins, Shakespeare in Love, Rush Hour), Emma Thompson (Nanny McPhee, Harry Potter), and Alan Rickman (Die Hard, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Harry Potter).

The New Picasso: The Musical (Act One) [Original Concept Album Broadway Cast Orchestra Recording]
Music, Lyrics & Book by Jonathan David Sloate

1 "Overture" - The 59-piece Prague Symphony Orchestra

2 "From My Mind's Eye / Summerton’s Warm Hooray!" - Max von Essen, Rodney Hicks, John Jeffrey Martin, Steven M. Goldsmith, William Parry, Brooke Sunny Moriber, & Ensemble

3 "I Believe" - Brooke Sunny Moriber

4 "From My Mind's Eye - Reprise" - Max von Essen

5 "Wind Up Doll" - Ashley Amber

6 "Art Gives You Immortality" - Robert Cuccioli, Joseph Dellger, Tony Freeman, Ashley Amber & Ensemble

7 "Everything You Touch Is Beautiful To Me" - Brooke Sunny Moriber

8 "Save Tomorrow For Another Day" - Rodney Hicks, John Jeffrey Martin, Steven M. Goldsmith & Ensemble with the 59-piece Prague Symphony Orchestra

9 "Lost At Sea" - Max von Essen

10 "Live Your Dream" - Christiane Noll

11 "Kingmaker" - Robert Cuccioli & Max von Essen

12 "Forever" - Max von Essen & Brooke Sunny Moriber

13 "The Tango Of Miracles"

14 "Our Boss Is Really Sumthin'!" - Ashley Amber & Jerry Gallagher

15 "Act One Finale - I’ll Hold You / Time Has Come" - Brooke Sunny Moriber, Max von Essen, Rodney Hicks, William Parry, Elizabeth Earley, Joseph Dellger & Ensemble

The New Picasso: The Musical (Act Two) [Original Concept Album Broadway Cast Orchestra Recording]
Music, Lyrics & Book by Jonathan David Sloate

1 "How The Game Is Played" - Robert Cuccioli & the 59-piece Prague Symphony Orchestra

2 "All The Lonely People" - Max von Essen

3 "A New Day!" - Max von Essen & Ensemble

4 "I’ll Destroy Him!" - Robert Cuccioli

5 "Girl Of My Dreams" - Max von Essen & the 59-piece Prague Symphony Orchestra

6 "The New Picasso" - Joseph Dellger, Tony Freeman, Bob Barth & Ensemble

7 "Fly Away With Me" - Max von Essen

8 "Our Boss Is Really Sumthin'! - Reprise" - Ashley Amber* & Robert Cuccioli

9 "If You Believe" - Rodney Hicks, Max von Essen & the 59-piece Prague Symphony Orchestra

10 "He’s The One" - Ashley Amber

11 "I Can See Her Eyes" - Robert Cuccioli & Max von Essen

12 "Tell Me With Your Heart" - Ashley Amber & Max von Essen

13 "Dear God, I Pray" - Max von Essen

14 "A Hero To Me" - Ashley Amber

15 "Live Your Dream - Act Two Finale" - Christiane Noll, William Parry & The Company

16 "Curtain Call" - The Company & the 59-piece Prague Symphony Orchestra

This recording features the stellar talents of Tony-nominated Robert Cuccioli (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards: Jekyll & Hyde, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, Les Miserables), Max von Essen (Evita, Les Miserables, Jesus Christ Superstar), Ashley Amber (Promises Promises, Curtains), Brooke Sunny Moriber (The Threepenny Opera, Follies, Les Miserables), Rodney Hicks (The Scottsboro Boys, Jesus Christ Superstar, Rent) and Tony-nominated Christiane Noll (Drama Desk and Helen Hayes Awards: Ragtime, Chaplin, Jeckyll & Hyde) along with several Broadway veterans including William Parry (Sunday in the Park with George, Passion, Camelot), Joseph Dellger (Scandalous, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Ragtime), Tony Freeman (The Lion King, Caroline or Change), and John Jeffrey Martin (Kinky Boots, Hairspray, Disney's High School Musical). The recording cast also includes Bob Barth (Off-Broadway: Treaty 321! A Musical), Tara Cornetto (Off-Broadway: Treaty 321! A Musical), Elizabeth Earley (Baltimore/Las Vegas: Beauty and the Beast), Jerry Gallagher (Paper Mill: Guys & Dolls), Steven M. Goldsmith (San Francisco/Chicago: Jersey Boys), and Nyjah Moore Westbrooks (Benefit: Chess).

General Info

Band Members
Robert Cuccioli, Max von Essen, Ashley Amber, Brooke Sunny Moriber, Rodney Hicks, Christiane Noll, Joseph Dellger, Tony Freeman
Artist Name
Jonathan David Sloate
Home Page
Classical / Musicals for Stage & Cinema / Broadway / Musical / Soundtrack / Pop / Singer Songwriter Instrumental

Contact Info

New York, NY

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