Sun. Dec 4th, 2022

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.– The Westminster Faculty Division of Theatre and the College of Music will current “Sondheim on Sondheim” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, and Saturday, Nov. 12, in Beeghly Theater.

The primary musical theater manufacturing at Westminster Faculty since COVID, “Sondheim on Sondheim” by James Lapine will characteristic 13 scholar vocalists and a nine-person pit orchestra of scholar musicians performing numerous songs written by famed composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim’s best-known works embody “A Humorous Factor Occurred on the Solution to the Discussion board,” “Firm,” “West Aspect Story,” “Into the Woods” and “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Avenue.”

“Sondheim on Sondheim” is an intimate portrait of Sondheim in his personal phrases and music. Utilizing unique interview footage, audiences will get an inside take a look at the private life and inventive technique of the songwriter.

The present is produced by Dr. Michael Shaffer, Westminster’s performing arts technical director, with musical path by William Ambert, College of Music school member. Dr. R. Tad Greig, professor of music and director of instrumental actions, will conduct the pit orchestra and Dr. Hanna Chung, College of Music school member, will present piano accompaniment. W. Richard Shilling will function stage director and scholar Jade Chome, a sophomore psychology main from Hickory, Pa., will function stage supervisor.

Common admission tickets are $5. Admission is free for Westminster college students, school and employees, and youngsters beneath 7. All tickets will probably be offered on the door.

For extra data, please contact Shaffer at [email protected]

CAST VOCALISTS

ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PA

Daniel Horgan, a senior inventive media manufacturing main from Glenshaw, Pa.

BUTLER COUNTY, PA

Kole Alcorn, a first-year psychology and neuroscience main from Eau Claire, Pa.

Camille Baptiste, a junior music schooling main from Slippery Rock, Pa.

Amber Cepec, a sophomore music efficiency and accounting main from Freeport, Pa.

Charles Lisella, a senior music schooling main from Concord, Pa.

HUNTINGDON COUNTY, PA

Kayleigh Inexperienced, a senior music schooling main from Shade Hole, Pa.

LAWRENCE COUNTY, PA

Lindsey Wheaton, a senior biology main from New Citadel, Pa.

MERCER COUNTY, PA

Marley Chapman, a first-year music schooling main from Greenville, Pa.

Liam Chute, a first-year music schooling main from Sharpsville, Pa.

Minnie Dischert, a sophomore music main from Hermitage, Pa.

WESTMORELAND COUNTY, PA

Peyton Aujay, a junior music schooling and music efficiency main from Lowber, Pa.

COLUMBIANA COUNTY, OHIO

Jakob Tanner, a senior music schooling main from East Liverpool, Ohio

MEDINA COUNTY, OHIO

Ashley Madasz, a junior biology main from Medina, Ohio

ORCHESTRA MUSICIANS

BEAVER COUNTY, PA

Madaline Matejka, a senior music schooling main from Aliquippa, Pa., on alto saxophone, flute and piccolo.

Jocelyn Whalen, a junior biology main from New Brighton, Pa., on French horn

FRANKLIN COUNTY, PA

Katie Lyons, a sophomore music schooling main and Spanish minor from Shippensburg, Pa., on digital strings

LAWRENCE COUNTY, PA

Shawn Redmond, a junior music efficiency main from Ellwood Metropolis, Pa., on oboe, tenor saxophone and flute

LUZERNE COUNTY, PA

Shelby Pocono, a sophomore music schooling and music efficiency main from Shavertown, Pa., on clarinet

WASHINGTON COUNTY, PA

Jeremy Beckinger, a sophomore music schooling main from Coal Heart, Pa., on euphonium

WESTMORELAND COUNTY, PA

Jada Brown, a junior music schooling main from West Newton, Pa., on synthesizer

PORTAGE COUNTY, OHIO

Jack Romocean, a junior double majoring in enterprise administration and music as a second main, of Ravenna, Ohio, on saxophones, bassoon and clarinets

ST. MARY’S COUNTY, MD

Amy Smith, a senior music schooling main from Mechanicsville, Md., on bass

By Admin

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