Side by Side by Sondheim is a rare musical gem that will dazzle and delight audiences in the intimate Old Firehall Arts Centre for two weekends beginning Sept. 20 at 8 p.m.
The show is a celebration of Stephen Sondheim, the most acclaimed composer on Broadway, and his early work in landmark shows that revolutionized musical theatre.
“Sondheim is incredible,” said director Andy Blackwood.
“His music is insightful, funny, touching, brash and lyrical. It’s no wonder he’s the pre-eminent Broadway composer of our generation.”
Blackwood has been working with a small but talented cast that includes Chantal Barrow and Ralf Hakenberg to bring audiences hits from shows like A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, West Side Story, Follies and many more. And yes, the Grammy Award winner Send in the Clowns is part of the lineup. The outstanding cast also features concert pianist Monica Admiral at the keyboard.
Reserved tickets go on sale Tuesday, Sept. 3 and are available by calling 905-304-TUNE (8863). Check TheatreAncaster.com for further information. Seating is cabaret style with beer, wine and refreshments by Cavallo Nero.