White Plains Night Music, with Fuller, Jacoby, Davie and More, Begins March 5

News   White Plains Night Music, with Fuller, Jacoby, Davie and More, Begins March 5
 
The White Plains Performing Arts Center's production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Tony Award-winning A Little Night Music begins performances at the New York venue March 5.
Erin Davie
Erin Davie

Directed by Sidney J. Burgoyne, the Tony-winning Night Music will play the New York venue through March 22. Opening night is March 6.

The cast is led by Penny Fuller as Desiree, Mark Jacoby as Fredrick, Erin Davie as Anne, Sheila Smith as Madame Armfeldt, Stephen R. Buntrock as Count Carl-Magnus and Rachel de Benedet as Charlotte with Laura D'Andre as Petra, Eleni Delopoulos as Mrs. Segstrom, Eddie Egan as Henrik, Katie Henney as Fredrika, Leah Jennings as Mrs. Nordstrom, Michael Markham as Frid, Jonathan Gabriel Michie as Mr. Lindquist, Christy Morton as Mrs. Anderssen and Branch Woodman as Mr. Erlanson.

(Erin Davie replaced the previously announced Laura Osnes, who departed the production to succeed Kelli O'Hara as Nellie Forbush in the Broadway revival of South Pacific.)

James Bassi is the production's music director; Melissa Rae Mahon and Sean McKnight choreograph. The design team comprises Michael Hotopp (sets), T. Michael Hall (costumes), Jesse Belsky (lighting) and Wallace Flores (sound). The production stage manager is Megan Schneid.

A Little Night Music — featuring a score by Sondheim and a book by Wheeler — originally opened at Broadway's Shubert Theatre on Feb. 25, 1973, with a cast that included Glynis Johns as Desiree, Len Cariou as Fredrik and Hermione Gingold as Madame Armfeldt. The show, directed by Harold Prince, garnered five 1973 Tony Awards, including one for Best Musical. The Sondheim score features the composer's best-known tune, "Send in the Clowns," as well as "Every Day a Little Death," "The Miller's Son" and "A Weekend in the Country."

The White Plains Performing Arts Center is located at 11 City Place in White Plains, NY. For tickets call (914) 328-1600 or visit www.wppac.com.

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