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A Bed and a Chair: A New York Love Affair

11/13/13 through 11/17/13

New York City Center

131 W. 55th St. Map

212-581-1212

Official Web Site

13-11-2013 12:00:00 17-11-2013 12:00:00 America/New_York A Bed and a Chair: A New York Love Affair Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis came together for this a new musical event featuring Sondheim's music arranged and performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Presented by the combined forces of City Center's Encores! program and Jazz at Lincoln Center, the program features more than two dozen Sondheim compositions, each piece newly re-imagined by the unique musical sensibility of Marsalis and performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=135567 New York City Center New York City Center

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Bernadette Peters  and Cyrille Aimée will star in Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis’s A BED AND A CHAIR: A New York Love Affair, a new musical event featuring Sondheim’s music arranged and performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. This Encores! Special Event, directed by frequent Sondheim collaborator John Doyle, with choreography by Parker Esse and musical supervision by David Loud, was conceived by Peter Gethers, Jack Viertel and John Doyle, and will run for seven performances. The cast also includes Meg Gillentine and Tyler Hanes.

A BED AND A CHAIR: A New York Love Affair is the second production of the City Center and Jazz at Lincoln Center producing partnership that began in 2011 with the acclaimed Cotton Club Parade, a celebration of Duke Ellington’s years at the famed Harlem nightclub. The show returned to City Center for a limited run in 2012. Now entitled After Midnight, a Broadway production is scheduled to open on November 3, 2013 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. 

Venue Description: Built in 1943, NY City Center was Manhattan's first performing arts center, dedicated by Mayor Fiorello La Guardia. Today, City Center is home to many distinguished companies, including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center's Principal Dance Company, as well as Manhattan Theatre Club and New York City Opera; a roster of renowned national and international visiting artists; and its own critically acclaimed and popular programs, including the Tony-honored Encores! musical theater series, Encores! Off-Center, the annual Fall for Dance Festival, and more.

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