Encore Musical Theatre opens ‘A Little Night Music’ 9/20
DEXTER, Mich.–The Encore Musical Theatre Company proudly presents A Little Night Music, running September 20th through October 14th, 2018. A Little Night Music is directed and choreographed by Matthew Brennan and music directed by Dr. Joseph D. Daniel.
A Little Night Music is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book by Hugh Wheeler. The script was originally produced and directed on Broadway by Hal Prince. A Little Night Music follows the relationships between members of the wealthy class in Sweden at the turn of the 20th Century.
At the heart of the story is Fredrik Egerman, a middle-aged lawyer married to his second wife, the naive yet beautiful Anne, with a son from his first marriage, the gloomy Henrik. Fredrik’s world is turned around when an old flame, the famed actress Desiree Armfeldt, finds her way back into his life. The situation grows increasingly complicated as Desiree’s jealous (and married) lover, Count Carl-Magnus, receives word of the reunion. The story comes to a head when Desiree convinces her mother, Madame Armfeldt, to invite Fredrik and his family to her lavish country estate for a weekend – an affair that the Count invites himself and his manic-depressive wife, Charlotte, too, as well.
Winner of four Tony Awards, this is a musical work that has forever entranced the world of theatre. Songs include “The Glamorous Life”, “A Weekend in the Country”, “The Miller’s Son”, and the extraordinary “Send in the Clowns”. The Encore’s production stars Jay Montgomery (Fredrik Egerman) and Kristina Riegle (Desiree Armfeldt); with Emily Hadick (Anne Egerman), Clayton Sallee (Henrik Egerman), Sebastian Gerstner (Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm), Leah Fox (Charlotte Malcolm/Associate Music Director), Anne Bauman (Madame Armfeldt), Olivia Goosman (Fredrika Armfeldt at certain performances), Maryanna Lauter (Fredrika Armfeldt at certain performances), Sarah B. Stevens (Petra), Joel H. Hunter (Frid), Angela Hench (Mrs. Anderssen), Sue Booth (Mrs. Nordstrom), Paige VanSickle (Mrs. Segstrom), William Fishwick (Mr. Erlanson), and Jake Daley (Mr. Lindquist).
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC runs September 20th-October 14th, 2018
The Encore Musical Theatre Company, 3126 Broad St, Dexter MI 48130
A Little Night Music officially opens Friday, September 21st, 2018 at 7:30pm with a performance followed by an opening night reception. Tickets: Adults – $36, Seniors – $34, Groups of 10 or Children Under 17 – $32.
TO PURCHASE TICKETS You can call (734-268-6200) or come into our box office (3126 Broad St, Dexter MI 48130), as well as purchase on the website: http://www.theencoretheatre.org
Fredrik: Jay Montgomery
Desiree: Kristina Riegle
Anne: Emily Hadick
Henrik: Clayton Sallee
Carl-Magnus: Sebastian Gerstner
Charlotte: Leah Fox
Madame Armfeldt: Anne Bauman
Fredrika: Olivia Goosman/Maryanna Lauter
Petra: Sarah B. Stevens
Frid: Joel J. Hunter
Mrs. Anderssen: Angela Hench
Mrs. Nordstrom: Sue Booth
Mrs. Segstrom: Paige VanSickle
Mr. Erlanson: William Fishwick
Mr. Lindquist: Jake Daley