In An Exclusive Two Show Engagement San Francisco’s 42nd Street Moon Presents Stephen Sondheim’s Follies

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the cast and creative team for the upcoming special engagement of Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical FOLLIES in Concert for two performances only.

FOLLIES features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Goldman. Both performances will take place at the Alcazar Theatre (650 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102) on Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8, 2018 (both evenings at 8:00 p.m.). Tickets are $45 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online at www.42ndstmoon.org.


Bay Area Musicals Announces 2018-2019 Season Titles Include: Crazy For You, Violet, Hairspray


42nd Street Moon's FOLLIES in Concert will be directed by Daren A.C. Carollo, with choreography by Rick Wallace and music direction by Daniel Thomas.

The cast of FOLLIES in Concert features Diana Torres Koss* as "Sally Durant Plummer", Derrick Silva as "Buddy Plummer," Chris Vettel* as "Benjamin Stone," Ann Marie Martin as "Phyllis  Rogers Stone," Melissa WolfKlain as "Young Sally," Danila Burshteyn as "Young Buddy," Nikita Burshteyn* as "Young Ben," Josselyn O'Neill as "Young Phyllis," Anita Viramontes as "Stella Deems," Stephanie Prentice* as "Carlotta Campion," Marcia Hetzler as "Heidi Schiller," Darlene Popvic* as "Hattie Walker," John Hetzler as "Dimitri Weismann," DC Scarpelli as "Emily  Whitman," Peter Budinger as "Theodore Whitman," John Brown as "Rosco," Amanda Johnson* as "Young Heidi" and Stephanie Rhoads* as "Solange LaFitte."

*Member of Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers.

"42nd Street Moon is producing FOLLIES in Concert," explains director Daren A.C. Carollo, "because it is one of Sondheim's best scores, it is rarely produced, and because we have the dream team creating our production. The orchestra consists of 25 awesome instrumentalists. The cast is full of the strongest actors in the Bay Area. Our production team is prepared to make you laugh, weep, and leap to your feet. Every time I dive into the script or score, I make a new discovery. I can't describe how much that energizes me. These characters are deep and complex and I see a bit of myself in each of them. I think most of our audience will as well."

At once a love letter to the classic musicals of the 1930s and a reflection on the loss of innocence, FOLLIES is a true theatrical event. Moon is proud to bring this beautiful and luscious score to the concert stage with a 25-piece orchestra and the best talent the Bay Area has to offer. Featuring many of Sondheim's best-known songs, including "Broadway Baby," "Losing My Mind," and "I'm Still Here," FOLLIES is considered by critics and audiences alike to be one of the best musicals ever written.


Magic Theatre Announces Cast Of Ashlin Halfnight’s World Premiere The Resting Place


FOLLIES runs one hour and forty minutes, with no intermission.

42nd Street Moon's upcoming 2018-2019 season will include THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS (October 3 – 21, 2018), DAMES AT SEA(November 28 – December 16, 2018), FIORELLO! (February 27 – March 17, 2019), 110 IN THE SHADE (April 24 – May 12, 2019), ONCE (June 12 – 30, 2019) and THE OLDEST LIVING CATER WAITER (performances begin June 23, 2019).

More information about 42nd Street Moon is available online at www.42ndstmoon.org.

Tickets to ME AND MY GIRL may be purchased online at www.42ndstmoon.org or by calling the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 (Tues. – Fri., 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.).

42nd Street Moon celebrates and preserves the art and spirit of the American Musical Theatre. The organization contributes to its evolution and continuing vitality by presenting intimately produced performances of classic and rarely performed musical works. Through productions, educational programs, and community outreach, 42nd Street Moon is committed to increasing the awareness and appreciation of the rich heritage and cultural perspective of the musical theatre and its vast influence on the world stage. For more information, visit:www.42ndstmoon.org.

THE TEAM:

Company: Derrick Silva as "Buddy Plummer," Chris Vettel* as "Benjamin Stone," Ann Marie Martin as "Phyllis Rogers Stone," Danila Burshteyn as "Young Buddy," Nikita Burshteyn* as "Young Ben," Josselyn O'Neill as "Young Phyllis," Anita Viramontes as "Stella Deems," Stephanie Prentice* as "Carlotta Campion," Marcia Hetzler as "Heidi Schiller," Darlene Popvic* as "Hattie Walker," John Hetzler as "Dimitri Weismann," DC Scarpelli as "Emily Whitman," Peter Budinger as "Theodore Whitman," John Brown as "Rosco," Amanda Johnson* as "Young Heidi" and Stephanie Rhoads* as "Solange LaFitte."

Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Goldman

Director: Daren A.C. Carollo
Choreographer: Rick Wallace
Music Director: Daniel Thomas

Haute Tease

  • BREAKING: TORSO IDENTIFIED AS MISSING JOURNALIST; Did Kim Wall Encounter a Danish Ted Bundy

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Medical Examiners have positively identified the dismembered torso as that of missing journalist Kim Wall, last seen August 10, 2017 standing in the tower with Danish Inventor Peter Madsen aboard his self-constructed submarine, Nautilus. 

     
  • Western Wildfires Turn Deadly

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Three members of an elite fire squad were killed fighting a raging “hell storm” in Washington State when the vehicle in which they were traveling was overcome by flames and crashed near the town of Twisp.

     
  • The World’s Most Elegant Cities - The Top Ten Ranked

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Online fashion store Zalando have conducted a study that evaluates and ranks the world’s most elegant cities. To score highly, essential factors include a thriving fashion scene, culturally and historically significant architecture, high tourism desirability, and affordable access as markers of an elegant lifestyle.

     
  • Health, Wellness:Shocking Salads That Have More Calories Than a Big Mac

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    America is seeing a health revolution. Grocery stores are selling green juices instead of soda and many restaurant menus now flag "gluten free" or "healthier" options. And people looking to stay healthy typically opt for salads.

     
  • Business/Finance: Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette Speaks with CNBC’s "Squawk on the Street" (Exclusive)

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" team met up with MACY's CEO Jeffrey Gennette, on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping on what is widely considered a make or break shopping season for many retailers.

     

     
  • Gleason Review - Raw, Emotional, Vulnerable

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Gleason, from Amazon Studios and Open Road Films, comes the story of Steve Gleason, the former New Orleans Saint Special Teams player and ALS survivor, and chronicles the advent and decline of the pro baller who once brought a city back from the brink.

     
  • Billy Graham, Christian Evangelist, Has Died

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Reverend Billy Graham, the Christian Evangelist who for more than fifty years preached the same message of God's Love and Redemption to President's, royalty and the world, often drawing millions in his global crusades has died. He was 99.

     
  • Celebrity Stylist Carlton Jones Premieres Cache at Soho Contemporary Art for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Progressive Pulse online lifestyle magazine and Soho Contemporary Art hosts the premiere of Cache, a short montage sneak peek of the new resort-inspired capsule collection by celebrity stylist Carlton Jones. The night of fashion, music and art will feature a live dance installation by Maija Garcia, the best known for her work as a contributing choreographer for Fela.

     
  • God’s Not Dead: A Light In The Darkness Review - Uplifting, Challenging, Real

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    God’s Not Dead: A Light In The Darkness, from Pure Flix Entertainment, presents the third installment in a series of faith based films that begin with a genuine faith struggle and work around the theme to a solution.

     
  • HL Lifestyle: The Preferred Drink of Each President

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    In preparation for President's Day, the folks at UnderTheLabel and InsideGov teamed up to find out the favorite alcoholic drink of every U.S. president in history.  

  • UPDATED: From CANNES: Juanita Onzaga's short film "Our Song to War" has been selected for the Directors' Fortnight in Cannes

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    OUR SONG TO WAR by Juanita Onzaga is nominated for the  L’ŒIL D'OR  – Documentary Award at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. L’Œil d'or recognises documentaries selected for the festival and will be presented on Saturday, May 19th. 

     
  • Unbroken: Path to Redemption Review - A True Story that Resonates with a Strong Message

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Unbroken: Path to Redemption, from Universal 1440 Entertainment and Pure Flix Entertainment, continues the story of Louis Zamperini, former prisoner of war plagued by PTSD, he hears the message of Christ and is instantaneously transformed.

     
  • Valentine’s Day Gift Giving - Love Is In The Air with a Jetsmarter and Delano South Beach Getaway Package

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Two luxurious brands, Delano South Beach and JetSmarter, have hooked up this Valentine's Day for an unforgettable exquisite romantic "For the Love of Luxury" Getaway guaranteed to pamper and please with privacy, concierge service, in-room check-in, champagne and more.

     
  • Lew Hendler, Scunci Co-Founder, Launches New Skin Care Venture

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Lew Hendler, world renowned co-founder of the mega successful woman’s hair care company, scunci, recently launched Michael Todd true organics and with that single handedly changed the face of skin care.

     
  • Spring Temps Tease Thanksgiving Travelers

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Following a deep freeze that sent much of the nation into woolens and winter wardrobe, a quick spring thaw with warmer temps has caught the same plunging jet stream and will send a brief respite as far as Deep South.

 

Login Form