New York Metropolis Middle, which is presently closed by April 5 as a result of coronavirus pandemic, is posting each day highlights from its musical theatre vault, together with alternatives from Encores!, Encores! Off-Middle, and Gala productions.
The famed Manhattan venue launched the sequence March 22, Stephen Sondheim’s 90th birthday, with two songs from the Encores! manufacturing of Sondheim and James Goldman’s Follies: Tony winner Donna Murphy singing “May I Depart You?” and Tony winner Victoria Clark singing “Shedding My Thoughts.” Additionally supplied: Sutton Foster and Murphy in Anybody Can Whistle, and Lin-Manuel Miranda, Colin Donnell, Celia Keenan-Bolger, and Betsy Wolfe in Merrily We Roll Alongside.
Persevering with the Sondheim celebration, the sequence now presents Melissa Errico singing the title tune from the 2016 Metropolis Middle Encores! manufacturing of Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim’s 1965 musical Do I Hear a Waltz? Tony nominee Errico performed the searching-for-love Leona with Richard Troxell because the suave Renato Di Rossi. The not often produced 1965 musical additionally featured Claybourne Elder, Sarah Hunt, Zachary Infante, Sarah Stiles, Nancy Opel, Michael Rosen, and Richard Poe.
Watch the efficiency under.
Fortunately we had some beautiful singers to convey them again to Metropolis Middle’s stage.
🎶:“Do I Hear a Waltz?”
Encores! Do I Hear a Waltz? 2016
— New York Metropolis Middle (@NYCityCenter)
“Even in a cautious world of social distancing, Metropolis Middle desires to be sure to nonetheless get your musical theatre repair whereas our theatre is closed,” the New York establishment posted on Instagram. “We’ll select a distinct theme every week, perhaps targeted on a composer or an period, or a performer who selects their favourite moments or…properly, why not wait and see? We’ve completed greater than 80 Broadway reveals and over a dozen from Off-Broadway.”