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Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis' A BED AND A CHAIR Begins Performances Tonight at City Center

Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis' A BED AND A CHAIR Begins Performances Tonight at City Center

Bernadette Peters, Norm Lewis, Jeremy Jordan and Cyrille Aimée star in Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis's new musical event featuring Sondheim's music arranged and performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. This Encores! Special Event, directed by frequent Sondheim collaborator John Doyle, with choreography by Parker Esse and musical supervision by David Loud, was conceived by Peter Gethers, Jack Vierteland John Doyle, and will run for seven performances, beginning tonight, through November 17 at City Center.

The cast will include Cyrille Aimée, Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis and Bernadette Peters with dancers Meg Gillentine,Tyler Hanes, Grasan Kingsberry and Elizabeth Parkinson.

A BED AND A CHAIR: A New York Love Affair, presented by The Combined forces of City Center's Encores! program and Jazz at Lincoln Center, celebrates love in New York and love of New York. Native Manhattanite Sondheim and adopted citizen Marsalis (originally from New Orleans) compared musical notes on their shared passion for our city in a program that features more than two dozen Sondheim compositions, each piece newly re-imagined by the unique musical sensibility of Marsalis and performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

A BED AND A CHAIR: A New York Love Affair will run for seven performances, November 13-17, 2013, according to the following schedule: Wednesday, November 13 at 7:30 pm; Thursday, November 14 at 7 pm (Gala performance); Friday, November 15 at 8 pm; Saturday, November 16 at 2 and 8 pm; and Sunday, November 17 and 2 and 7 pm.

Tickets start at $30 and can be purchased at the New York City Center Box Office (West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues), through CityTix at 212-581-1212, or online at www.NYCityCenter.org. City Center is located on 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus


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