The 2006-2007 season will kick off with the George and Ira Gershwin musical My One and Only, which will be presented Sept. 5-17 with an official opening Sept. 6. The musical, which played Broadway in 1983 with a cast led by Tommy Tune and Twiggy, features a book by Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer. Dan Mojica will direct and choreograph the Reprise! production. My One and Only features such Gershwin gems as "'S Wonderful," "Funny Face," "My One and Only," "He Loves and She Loves" and "Strike Up the Band." Stephen Sondheim's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Sunday in the Park with George, loosely based on the life of pointillist painter Georges Seurat, will follow, playing Jan. 30-Feb. 11, 2007, with an official opening Jan. 31. James Lapine wrote the book for Sunday in the Park, which opened on Broadway in 1984 with a cast led by Mandy Patinkin and Bernadette Peters. Song titles include "Putting It Together," "Move On," "Children and Art" and "Sunday."
The Reprise! season will conclude with No Strings, the musical that boasts both music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers. No Strings, which features a book by Samuel Taylor, will be presented May 8-20 with an official opening May 9. Kay Cole will direct the production, which concerns "a successful high-fashion model [who] meets and falls in love with a writer in Paris." Diahann Carroll and Richard Kiley co-starred in the original 1962 Broadway production.
Tickets for the Reprise! series are priced $165, $177 and $195 with single tickets priced $60, $70 and $75. To purchase tickets call (310) 825-2101. The UCLA Freud Playhouse is located in Macgowan Hall. For more information visit www.reprise.org.