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Toronto: The RCM presents a starry production of Sondheim’s “A Little Night Music” May 26-28, 2023
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
The Royal Conservatory presents
Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music
Friday, May 26, 2023 8pm
Saturday, May 27, 2023 8pm
Sunday, May 28, 2023 3pm
BUY TICKETS at www.rcmusic.com
Starting at: $65.00
Venue: Koerner Hall
Series: Special Performances
Presenter: The Royal Conservatory
A Little Night Music in Concert
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Hugh Wheeler
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Suggested by a Film by Ingmar Bergman
Originally Produced and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince
Cynthia Dale, Desiree Armfeldt
Eric McCormack, Frederick Egerman
To be announced, Madame Armfeldt
Dan Chameroy, Count Carl Magnus
Chilina Kennedy, Charlotte Magnus
Tess Benger, Petra
Justan Myers, Henrick Egerman
Sadie LaFlamme-Snow, Anne Egerman
Annie Grunwald, Fredericka
Jonelle Sills, Leibeslieder singer - Mrs. Nordstrom
Elena Howard-Scott, Leibeslieder singer - Mrs. Segstrom
Lillian Brooks, Leibeslieder singer - Mrs. Anderssen
To be announced, Leibeslieder singer - Mr. Erlanson
Alex Mathews, Leibeslieder singer - Mr. Lindquist
Richard Ouzounian, Director
David Briskin, Music Director
Nick Blais, Designer
Maria Fuller, Assistant Music Director
Robin Calvert, Choreographer
Kevin Bowers, Stage Manager
Stephen Sondheim's romantic 19th century waltz whisks us away to a weekend in the country. Winner of four Tony Awards, this musical work has forever entranced the world of theatre. Set in 1900 Sweden, A Little Night Music explores the tangled web of affairs centered around actress, Desirée Armfeldt, and the men who love her: a lawyer by the name of Fredrik Egerman and the Count Carl-Magnus Malcom. When the traveling actress performs in Fredrik's town, the estranged lovers' passion rekindles. This strikes a flurry of jealousy and suspicion between Desirée; Fredrik; Fredrick's wife, Anne; Desirée's current lover, the Count; and the Count's wife, Charlotte. Both men – as well as their jealous wives – agree to join Desirée and her family for a weekend in the country at Desirée's mother's estate. With everyone in one place, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring endless surprises.
A Little Night Music is full of hilariously witty and heartbreakingly moving moments of adoration, regret, and desire. This dramatic musical celebration of love is perfect to showcase your highly trained singers with its harmonically advanced score and masterful orchestrations, and contains Sondheim's popular song, the haunting "Send in the Clowns."
Tickets start at $65 and will be available for purchase starting at 10 am on Friday, December 16.
National Ballet of Canada's David Briskin conducting a full Broadway-sized orchestra.
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Photo: Cynthia Dale, Eric McCormack, Dan Chameroy and Chilina Kennedy.