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Bernstein's On the Town

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A collaboration with choreographer Jerome Robbins and the writing team of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Leonard Bernstein's On the Town-the story of three sailors on shore leave in New York City- arrived on Broadway in December 1944, when he was just twenty-six. Based on his popular ballet collaboration with Robbins, Fancy Free (being performed August 18), it was not only his first musical, it was a first for Comden and Green, who would become Broadway and Hollywood legends in their own right. Hit songs include "New York, New York" and "Some Other Time."

Keith Lockhart  leads the  Boston Pops  in a complete,  semi-staged performance of Bernstein's hit musical, directed by  Kathleen Marshall with musical director  David Chase The all-star cast includes Tony-Award winning actor  Brandon Victor Dixon  (Shuffle Along Hamilton) as Gabey,  Christian Dante White  (Hello Dolly The Book of Mormon) as Chip,  Andy Karl  (Groundhog Day On the Twentieth Century) as Ozzie,  Megan Lawrence  (Urinetown Hair) as Claire, Tony Award-winning actress  Andrea Martin(Pippin Noises Off) as Madame Dilly,  Laura Osnes  (Cinderella Bandstand) as Claire,  Georgina Pazoguinas Ivy, and  Marc Kudisch  as Pitkin. 

Featured Performers

Keith   Lockhart, conductor Keith Lockhart, conductor
Program Notes Audio
BERNSTEIN - On the Town