Evanston, IL – Music Theater Works will present LERNER AND LOEWE’S GREATEST HITS, honoring some of the most famous and beloved shows ever to grace a Broadway stage: BRIGADOON, MY FAIR LADY, GIGI, PAINT YOUR WAGON and CAMELOT.
Songs to be performed include “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “If Ever I Would Leave You,” “They Call the Wind Maria,” “The Night They Invented Champagne,” and “Almost Like Being in Love.”
Performers are Samantha Behen, Alicia Berneche, Billy Dawson and Martin L. Woods.
The opening night reception for LERNER AND LOEWE’S GREATEST HITS is sponsored by Found, Evanston.
Joyce Ruth Saxon is the 2019 season sponsor.
The Lerner and Loewe concert is Music Theater Works’ third production of 2019. The season concludes with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (December 21-31, 2019).
Tickets for LERNER AND LOEWE’S GREATEST HITS begin at $34. Ages 25 and younger are half price (recommended for 12 and older). To order tickets, or for more information, call the Music Theater Works box office at (847) 920-5360 or order online 24 hours a day at www.MusicTheaterWorks.com
Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) is a resident professional not-for-profit theater in Evanston, founded in 1980. The company’s mission is to produce and present musical theater from a variety of world traditions, to engage the community through educational and outreach programs and to train artists in musical theater. All productions are presented in English, with foreign works done in carefully edited modern translations. Maximum scholarship is employed to preserve the original vocal and orchestral material as well as the spirit of the original text whenever possible. Audiences know that at Music Theater Works they will experience repertoire often unavailable on the stages of commercial theaters and opera houses, in modern productions with professional artists and full orchestra.
Music Theater Works
LERNER AND LOEWE’S GREATEST HITS
A concert performance
Director – Rudy Hogenmiller
Music Director – Linda Madonia
Press Opening – Friday, October 4, 2019, at 8 pm
Saturday, October 5, at 8 pm
Sunday, October 6, at 2 pm
Wednesday, October 9, at 2 pm
Thursday, October 10, at 2 pm
Friday, October 11, at 8 pm
Saturday, October 12, at 2 and 8 pm
Sunday, October 13, at 2 pm
Nichols Concert Hall
1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston
Main Floor – $44, $55, $64
Balcony – $34, $44, $54
Ages 25 and younger 1/2 price (recommended for 12 and older)