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Ariana Grande Reunited With Broadway Composer Jason Robert Brown And It Feels So Good

You probably didn't know that Ariana got her start on Broadway. She's crazy legit!

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In case you came here for Ariana Grande and you're all, "Who the heck is Jason Robert Brown?"

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Jason Robert Brown is the multiple Tony Award-winning musical theater composer, lyricist, and playwright responsible for musicals like The Bridges of Madison County, 13, and The Last Five Years, which was recently made into a feature film starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan. In other words, he's kind of a big fucking deal.

So what does this have to do with pop superstar and all-around QUEEN, Ariana Grande?

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Ariana Grande actually began her career on Broadway, starring in 13, a musical composed by — you guessed it, Jason Robert Brown.

So, on Monday, when Jason Robert Brown performed live at Hollywood's Catalina Bar and Grill, he surprised the audience by bringing Ariana Grande on stage to perform three songs! Watch the whole thing, it is SO GOOD, you guys!

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P.S. If you don't know who Shoshana Bean is (she appears in the video at 10:11), do yourself a favor and FIND OUT.