Sondheim Musical Passion at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
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The last date listed for Passion was Sunday November 11, 2007 / 3:00pm.
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Few Broadway musicals are more beloved than The Sound of Music, and now you can see it live in a production by Lyric Opera of Chicago, with Hollywood star Billy Zane stepping into the role of Captain von Trapp. It's the story of Maria, an aspiring nun who takes a job as governess to the widowed Captain von Trapp's seven children. As she gradually earns the heart of the family -- and their father -- the von Trapps are threatened by the rise of the Nazis, and must figure out how to escape Austria. "My Favorite Things," "Edelweiss," "Do-Re-Mi," "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," "The Lonely Goatherd" and the soaring title song are just a few of the unforgettable melodies in this classic work of musical theater. The cast includes opera stars Christine Brewer and Elizabeth Futral, Jenn Gambatese of Broadway's Wicked and All Shook Up, and Edward Hibbert of Frasier. Learn More
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Featured review from Jeffrey G.
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Loved my first experience in this space. Great, not often heard Sondheim piece performed well by the leads and a powerhouse chorus. Quirky story had us squirming; loved it. I'd go again because I liked it and to see how it's gelled since I saw it early in the run.
A celebrated ensemble and design team bring this rhapsodic tour de force about the yearnings and redemptive power of love to the intimate theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare. Don’t miss this beautiful and moving musical, featuring Ana Gasteyer (Wicked, Saturday Night Live, Threepenny Opera) as Fosca, Adam Brazier (The Woman in White, Into the Woods) as Giorgio, and Kathy Voytko (Phantom of the Opera, Nine) as Clara
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
Based on the film Passione d’Amore directed by Ettore Scola
Directed by Gary Griffin