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Performances began on Tuesday, November 24th, for the first Broadway revival of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC starring Academy Award-winner Catherine Zeta-Jones, five-time Tony Award®-winner Angela Lansbury and Olivier Award-nominee Alexander HansonStephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Tony Award-winning masterpiece A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, directed by Tony Award®-winner Trevor Nunn, opens on Sunday, December 13, 2009 at the Walter Kerr Theatre.  

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC stars Catherine Zeta-Jones as Desirée Armfeldt,Angela Lansbury as Madame Armfeldt, Alexander Hanson as Fredrik Egerman, Aaron Lazar as Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm, Erin Davie as Countess Charlotte Malcolm, Leigh Ann Larkin as Petra, Hunter Ryan Herdlickaas Henrik Egerman. The cast also includes Stephen R. Buntrock,Bradley DeanKatherine Leigh DohertyMarissa McGowanBetsy MorganJayne PatersonKevin David ThomasKeaton Whittaker,Karen MurphyErin StewartKevin Vortmann.

Alexander Hanson is appearing with the support of Actors' EquityAssociation. The producers gratefully acknowledge Actors' EquityAssociation for its assistance to this production.

Based on Ingmar Bergman's film Smiles of a Summer Night, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC is set in a weekend country house in turn of the century Sweden, bringing together surprising liaisons, long simmering passions and a taste of love's endless possibilities. Hailed as witty and wildly romantic, the story centers on the elegant actress Desirée Armfeldt and the spider's web of sensuality, intrigue and desire that surrounds her.

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC - featuring a score by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Hugh Wheeler - originally opened in 1973 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre and ran for 601 performances. Produced and directed by Harold Prince, the production garnered six Tony Awards® including Best Musical and Best Original Score. The Sondheim score features one of the composer's best-known songs, "Send in the Clowns," as well as "Every Day a Little Death," "The Miller's Son" and "A Weekend in the Country."

Trevor Nunn's production of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC debuted to critical acclaim at London'sMenier Chocolate Factory in November 2008 and subsequently transferred to the West End where it played a successful limited engagement through July 25, 2009 at the Garrick Theatre.

The creative team for A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC includes Lynne Page (Choreography), Caroline Humphris (Musical Supervision), David Farley (Set & Costume Design), Hartley T A Kemp(Lighting Design), Dan Moses Shreier and Gareth Owen (Sound Design), Paul Huntley (Wig Design), Jason Carr (Orchestrations) and Tom Murray (Musical Direction). A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC is produced on Broadway by Tom ViertelSteven BaruchMarc Routh,Richard Frankel, The Menier Chocolate FactoryRoger BerlindDavid BabaniSonia FriedmanProductions, Andrew FellDaryl Roth/Jane Bergère, Harvey Weinstein/Raise the Roof 3, Beverly Bartner/Dancap Productions, Inc., Nica Burns/Max WeitzenhofferEric Falkenstein/Anna Czekaj, Jerry Frankel/Ronald FrankelJames D. Stern/Douglas L. Meyer.

Tickets for A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC are available by calling Telecharge.com at (212) 239-6200, (800) 432-7250 outside the NY metro area, online at Telecharge.com or in person at the Walter KerrTheatre box office (219 West 48th Street). For A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC group sales, contact Theatre Direct International at 212-541-8457 x 2, or outside the NY metro area at 1-800-BROADWAY x 2. Tickets on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays range in price from $52 to $132. Tickets on Friday, Saturday & Sunday range in price from $57 to $137.

Performances run: Nov. 24 - Dec. 12: Tuesday - Saturday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm; Sunday at 3pm. Beginning Dec. 15: Tuesday at 7pm; Wednesday - Saturday at 8pm; Wednesday & Saturday at 2pm; Sunday at 3pm. There will be no performance on Nov. 26, Dec. 24 or Dec. 31; Added performances on Nov. 27 at 2pm, Dec. 27 at 2pm & 7pm, Dec. 28 at 8pm. For more information visit www.NightMusicOnBroadway.com.


 

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