The 2007 Ravinia Festival at the famed Chicago venue will feature a one-night concert version of Frank Loesser's The Most Happy Fella directed by Marc Robin.
The July 20, 2007, performance will boast Tony Award winner George Hearn in the role of Tony with two-time Grammy winner Sylvia McNair as Rosabella and Rod Gilfry as Joe. Erich Kunzel will conduct the Ravinia Festival Orchestra.
The annual festival will also include a cabaret series entitled Martinis at the Martin. Those scheduled to perform include Tony Award winners Lillias White (June 4), Brian Stokes Mitchell (July 9) and Heather Headley (Aug. 20) as well as Hershey Felder in Gershwin Alone (Sept. 9).
Tickets for these performances will go on sale Dec. 1.
The Ravinia Festival is located in Highland Park, IL, at 418 Sheridan Road. For more information visit www.ravinia.org.
For the past several seasons the Ravinia Festival has offered concert presentations of Stephen Sondheim musicals directed by Lonny Price and starring Tony Award winner Patti LuPone. Those musicals have included Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, Sunday in the Park with George, Passion, Anyone Can Whistle and Gypsy. The latter features music by Jule Styne.
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You