Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory Will Reunite for When Everything Was Possible Benefit Concert

By Michael Gioia
27 Jan 2012

Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory, cast members of the original Broadway production of Follies, will reunite for When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments) April 29 at the New York City Center to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.



The 7:30 PM concert, directed by Larry Moss (West Side Story) with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"), will feature a 13-piece band playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick (Titanic).

Audiences can expect to hear songs from The Frog Prince, Aladdin, West Side Story, Dear World, Carnival, Dames at Sea, Follies, On the Town, A Little Night Music and Sondheim - A Musical Tribute.

Prior to City Center, When Everything Was Possible will have an out-of-town workshop at the Triad Stage in Greensboro, NC, in March. The concert is presented by James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas.

Peterson and Mallory were also seen on stage together in Broadway's Sondheim: A Musical Tribute and the 1968 Lincoln Center revival of West Side Story.

Other members of the creative team include musical director Michael Rafter, lighting designer Carolyn Wong and sound designer Leon Rothenberg. Projection design is by Telegraphicmedia.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised over $195 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.

The New York City Center is located at 131 West 55th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues). For more information and tickets, call (212) 581-1212 or visit www.nycitycenter.org.