Chicago Tribune March 11, 2018 For all the larger-than-life fame Leonard Bernstein achieved on the podium, on television and in everything else this multifaceted musician did, Bernstein the composer was deeply torn between his need to be at once the George Gershwin and the Gustav Mahler of his era. The iconic status he achieved as the most important American musician of the 20thcentury simply wasn’t enough
Peggy Hickey is an award-winning director and choreographer, working extensively in television, film, and theatre. She is best known for her work on the Tony Award-winning broadway musical, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Anastasia, as well as numerous productions with the Los Angeles Opera and the GoodSpeed Theatre.
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Stage Entertainment announced today that Anastasia, the Broadway musical based on the 1997 Fox film, will make it’s European debut in Madrid in the 2018-19 season. Casting for the production is currently underway, and actors, singers, and dancers are encouraged to sign up before January 30th. Inspired by the Twentieth Century Fox Motion Pictures, Anastasia is a romantic, adventure-filled musical that takes audiences from the twilight of the