PASADENA – ColoradoBoulevard.net:
Danny Feldman, Producing Artistic Director of Pasadena Playhouse, has announced the full cast and creative team for the Playhouse’s 50th anniversary production of A Little Night Music which will extend through Sunday, May 28.
By News Desk
Performances will begin April 25 and press opening is April 30. A Little Night Music is the second mainstage production in the theater’s six-month-long celebration of the works and impact of Stephen Sondheim. It is the first major festival honoring his legacy since his passing in 2021.
A Little Night Music features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and is suggested by a film by Ingmar Bergman. In honor of its 50th Anniversary, the Playhouse is proud to present this sensation in its full and soaring orchestration. Boasting one of the most singular and sumptuous scores in Broadway history, Sondheim’s enchanting, hilarious romantic farce is a bona-fide classic of American musical theater.
The cast of A Little Night Music is led by Merle Dandridge (ABC’s Station 19, HBO’s The Last of Us, Broadway’s Once on this Island) as Desirée Armfeldt, Michael Hayden (ABC’s Murder One, Broadway’s Carousel and Judgement at Nuremberg) as Fredrik Egerman, and Jodi Long (Netflix’s Dash & Lily,Broadway’s Flower Drum Song) as Madame Armfeldt.
The production also features Sarah Uriarte Berry (Broadway’s Les Misérables and The Light in the Piazza) as Countess Charlotte Malcolm, Chase Del Rey (Will Smith and Warner Bros’ King Richard) as Henrik Egerman, Makara Gamble (Deep in the Forest) as Frederika Armfeldt, Adam James King (In The Heights at Park Playhouse, The Staircase on HBO Max) as Frid, Ruby Lewis (Broadway’s Cirque du Soleil Paramour, Marilyn Monroe in Marilyn! The New Musical at the Paris Theatre, Las Vegas) as Petra, Ryan Silverman (Broadway’s Side Show and Chicago) as Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm, and Kaley Ann Voorhees (Broadway’s Prince of Broadway, The Phantom of the Opera) as Anne Egerman.
Tickets and information for A Little Night Music are available at pasadenaplayhouse.org, by phone at 626-356-7529, and at the box office at 39 South El Molino Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101.
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