MARY & ETHEL : THE GREAT LADIES’ HITS!: February 7th
Mary Martin and Ethel Merman were Broadway’s greatest leading ladies. In this tuneful celebration of their talent, our cast performs songs from the hit musicals of both of these amazing stars who were friends both offstage and on. Shows include Girl Crazy, Leave It To Me, Annie Get Your Gun, DuBarry Was A Lady, One Touch of Venus, Call Me Madam, Gypsy, Happy Hunting, The Sound of Music and many more with songs by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and other great songwriters.
A TALE OF TWO STEPHENS : SONDHEIM & SCHWARTZ: March 28th
For the last 40 years Broadway stages have been dominated by two talented composer/lyricists, Stephen Sondheim and Stephen Schwartz. Collectively these two men have been awarded 4 Oscars, 9 Tonys, and 11 Grammys between them, as well as a myriad of other prizes and honors. Celebrate their legacies in this tuneful concert with songs from such varied shows as Anyone Can Whistle, Pippin, Company, The Baker’s Wife, Follies, Wicked, A Little Night Music, Godspell, Sweeney Todd, Working, Merrily We Roll Along, The Magic Show, Into the Woods and many more!
MY FAIR LADY by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. The 1956 Broadway hit musical, that won 6 Tony Awards and Best Musical is based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion and at that time set the record as the longest running musical in history. Following was a hit London production, a popular film version and numerous revivals. Labeled “the perfect musical”, Walter Kerr proclaimed it, “wise, witty, winning and miraculous” while Brooks Atkinson declared it one of the best musicals of the century. Henry Higgins’s successful attempt to cultivate a perfect “lady” from a humble flower girl.