Tickets go on sale tomorrow for
ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY’s
benefit performance of
STEPHEN SONDHEIM & HUGH WHEELER’s
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC:
A Gala Concert Reading
with a 27-member orchestra
NATASHA RICHARDSON, VICTOR GARBER,
CHRISTINE BARANSKI, LAURA BENANTI,
MARC KUDISCH, STEVEN PASQUALE
Orchestrations by JONATHAN TUNICK
Music Direction by PAUL GEMIGNANI
Directed by SCOTT ELLIS
Monday, January 12th, 2009
At Nokia Theatre Times Square
Tickets go on-sale tomorrow, Friday, October 31st for Roundabout Theatre Company‘s (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) once-in-a-lifetime presentation of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler‘s enchanting, Tony Award®-winning masterpiece, A Little Night Music. The gala concert reading will take place on Monday, January 12th, 2009 at 7:30PM at the Nokia Theatre Times Square (1515 Broadway at 44th St).
Director Scott Ellis (She Loves Me, 1776, Curtains) will helm a cast of 18 including Natasha Richardson (Desirée Armfeldt), Victor Garber (Frederick Egerman), Christine Baranski (Countess Charlotte Malcolm), Laura Benanti (Anne Egerman), Marc Kudisch (Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm), Steven Pasquale (Henrik Egerman) and Vanessa Redgrave (Madame Armfeldt), and with legendary musical director Paul Gemignani (Assassins, Pacific Overtures) leading a 27-member orchestra with orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick. Additional cast members will be announced shortly.
Not seen on Broadway in 35 years, this classic musical follows three lovestruck couples as they lose – and find – each other during a long midsummer night on a country estate. Sondheim’s most heartbreaking score includes “Send in the Clowns,” “The Miller’s Son” and “A Weekend in the Country.”
The design team will be announced shortly.
Premium and Reception Tickets include admission to an exclusive cast party following the performance with all proceeds to benefit not-for-profit Roundabout Theatre Company.
American Airlines is the official airline of the Roundabout Theatre Company.
Production underwriters are the Shen Family Foundation and Williams Real Estate.
● Premium Tickets at $2,500 include pre-show reception with cast, premium seating,
open bar at intermission, and admission to an exclusive cast party ($2,150 tax-
● Reception Tickets at $1,000 include house seats and admission to an exclusive cast
party ($750 tax-deductible).
● Orchestra/Front Mezzanine Tickets at $500.
● Mid-Mezzanine Tickets at $250. – SOLD OUT.
● Rear Mezzanine Tickets at $150. – SOLD OUT
Production Underwriter packages available; please inquire.
Tickets go on-sale to the general public on October 31st.
Tickets are available by phone and box office:
- 1) Phone at Roundabout Ticket Services: (212)719-1300.
- 2) Box Office: Any Roundabout box office (American Airlines Theatre, Studio 54 or the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre).
ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY is one of the country’s leading not-for-profit theatres. The company contributes invaluably to New York’s cultural life by staging the highest quality revivals of classic plays and musicals as well as new plays by established writers. Roundabout consistently partners great artists with great works to bring a fresh and exciting interpretation that makes each production relevant and important to today’s audiences.
Roundabout Theatre Company currently produces at three permanent homes each of which is designed specifically to enhance the needs of the Roundabout’s mission. Off-Broadway, the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, which houses the Laura Pels Theatre and Black Box Theatre, with its simple sophisticated design is perfectly suited to showcasing new plays. The grandeur of its Broadway home on 42nd Street, American Airlines Theatre, sets the ideal stage for the classics. Roundabout’s Studio 54 provides an exciting and intimate Broadway venue for its musical and special event productions. Together these three distinctive venues serve to enhance the work on each of its stages.
American Airlines is the official airline of Roundabout Theatre Company. Roundabout productions are made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts; and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. American Express is the 2008-2009 season sponsor of the Roundabout Theatre Company. The Westin New York is the official hotel of Roundabout Theatre Company.
Roundabout Theatre Company‘s 2008-2009 season also includes Robert Bolt’s A Man for All Seasons, starring Frank Langella, directed by Doug Hughes; Rodgers & Hart’s Pal Joey, starring Stockard Channing, Christian Hoff & Martha Plimpton, directed by Joe Mantello; David Rabe’s Streamers, directed by Scott Ellis; Steven Levenson’s The Language of Trees, directed by Alex Timbers; Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, starring Mary-Louise Parker, directed by Ian Rickson; Lisa Loomer’s Distracted featuring Cynthia Nixon, directed by Mark Brokaw; Christopher Hampton’s The Philanthropist, starring Matthew Broderick, directed by David Grindley and Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, starring Bill Irwin & Nathan Lane, directed by Anthony Page. Roundabout’s sold out production of The 39 Steps transferred to the Cort Theatre on April 29th, 2008.
Roundabout Theatre Company‘s critically acclaimed Broadway production of Reginald Rose’s Twelve Angry Men is currently booking the third year of its multi-award winning tour. Twelve Angry Men is directed by Tony-nominated director Scott Ellis (Curtains).
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