Join us for Opera Ithaca’s second annual New Year’s Eve Weekend celebration performance at the Smith Opera House, this year Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, “A Little Night Music,” directed by Norm Johnson and conducted by Richard Montgomery. Broadway star and veteran of 15 Broadway musicals, Merwin Foard, plays Fredrik Egerman, alongside Opera Ithaca’s Lynn Craver as Desiree. Evangelia Kingsley returns to Opera Ithaca after her stunning performance in “Thumbprint” to play Madame Armfeldt. Mezzo Soprano Ivy Walz returns to Opera Ithaca to play Charlotte after her memorable performance as Helena in Opera Ithaca’s inaugural season production of “Il Sogno.” Johnathan Riesen and Gillian Lynn Cotter return to Opera Ithaca to play Henrik and Petra after triumphant performances in last season’s “The Pirates of Penzance” and Rachel Mikol, a winner of the 2018 Edward M. Murray International Competition of Voice, makes her Opera Ithaca debut as Anne Egerman. Opera Ithaca’s Zachary James plays Count Carl Magnus Malcolm.
Sung in English.
Approximately 2.5 hours with 1 intermission.
Seating is a general admission.
Orchestration by Jonathan Tunick. Suggested by a film by Ingmar Bergman. Originally produced and directed on Broadway by Harold Prince.
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All Authorized performance materials also supplied by MTI.