A Little Night Music 1973

Ages: 8+
Opened: February 25, 1973
Closing: August 03, 1974

A Little Night Music - 1973 - Broadway History , Info & More

Emerson Colonial Theatre
106 Boylston St. Boston, MA 02116

Suggested by the film Smiles of a Summer Night by Ingmar Bergman

A Little Night Music features one of Stephen Sondheim's best-known songs, "Send in the Clowns."

Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's beloved musical is a warmly humorous and, at times, farcical story of romantic attachments, detachments, and mis-matchings. The New York Times calls A Little Night Music "sophisticated and enchanting."

Infused throughout with the flavor of a waltz, the musical takes place in turn-of-the-century Sweden, where the acclaimed actress Desirée Armfeldt lights up the stage and dazzles men's hearts. When both her former lover and her current paramour - and their wives - show up for a weekend at her mother's country estate, romance and passion are in the air.

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Night Waltz [i]
Now [i]
The Glamorous Life [i]
You Must Meet My Wife
In Praise of Women
Every Day a Little Death
A Weekend in the Country
The Sun Won't Set
Night Waltz II
It Would Have Been Wonderful
Perpetual Anticipation
Send in the Clowns
The Miller's Son
Silly People
Two Fairy Tales
Night Waltz IV
My Husband, the Pig
Now [ii]
Night Waltz [ii]
The Glamorous Life [ii]
Overture/Night Waltz
The Glamorous Life
You Must Meet My Wife
In Praise Of Women
Every Day A Little Death
A Weekend In The Country
The Sun Won't Set
Night Waltz II
The Woman Was Perfection (It Would Have Been Wonderful)
Night Waltz III (Perpetual Anticipation)
Send In The Clowns
The Miller's Son
A Little Night Music has been nominated for several Tony Awards. These include Best Musical, Best Costume Design for Florence Klotz, Best Direction of a Musical for Harold Prince, Best Lighting Design for Ian Calderon, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Stephen Sondheim, and Best Scenic Design for Boris Aronson.
A Little Night Music has won several Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Costume Design for Florence Klotz, Best Direction of a Musical for Harold Prince, Best Lighting Design for Ian Calderon, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Stephen Sondheim, and Best Scenic Design for Boris Aronson.
A Little Night Music has been nominated for several awards. It was nominated for Best Musical at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards. The show also received nominations for Performance at the Theatre World Awards, with D'Jamin Bartlett, Patricia Elliott, and Laurence Guittard all being recognized for their performances.
A Little Night Music has won several awards, including Best Musical at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards. The show also received recognition for its performances, with D'Jamin Bartlett, Patricia Elliott, and Laurence Guittard all winning Theatre World Awards for their respective roles in the production.