SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Monday July 19, 2010 at 8:00 pm
On Monday July 19 at 8pm The San Francisco Arts Education Project (SFArtsED) will celebrate the tenth year of its musical theater troupe for young people, The SFArtsED Players, with a performance at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak Street. SFArtsED Players alumni will join members of the troupe and SFArtsED summer students in a staged concert version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical.
For tickets and information, please contact City Box Office at 415.392.4400 and visit www.cityboxoffice.com (giving levels listed below). Tickets will be held at the door.
The company will consist of returning alumni of SFArtsED programs in the principal roles, current members of the troupe and students in the organization’s performing arts summer camp. Proceeds from the evening will support scholarships for the SFArtsED summer camps and after school programs for families in need.
The production is being directed by Danny Duncan with musical direction by conductor Henry Shin. Choreographers for the production include Natalie Greene and Nicola Bosco. The production is a collaboration with the UC Berkeley Summer Symphony whose 55 members will share the stage with the 60 young performers in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical called by Time magazine the best musical of the 20th century.
Carousel was first performed on Broadway in 1945 and has had numerous revivals on Broadway and in London as well as being adapted as a movie and television special. The musical contains the well known and loved songs If I Loved You, June is Bustin’ Out All Over, and You’ll Never Walk Alone.