Tuesday, December 6, 2011

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Sondheim-Inspired Romanian Adventure With Randy Gener, Ali Ewoldt and Friends - Playbill.com

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Sondheim-Inspired Romanian Adventure With Ali Ewoldt and Friends - Playbill.com

Playbill has published a news story-cum-photo album documenting the lecture/listening party on composer Stephen Sondheim I gave and the musical show I produced in Romania. The show, entitled A MEDLEY OF SONDHEIM, is the first USA production to debut at the International Festival of Musical Performing Arts in Bucharest. The article was written by Matt Blank, and the photo album was specially created by Ali Ewoldt, who starred as Maria in the national tour of WEST SIDE STORY. The article reads:

"Sondheim and After": Gener with Jose Llana, Ali Ewoldt and Orville Mendoza
A quintet of Broadway favorites, directed by Jose Llana, recently had the unique opportunity to bring the music of Sondheim to Romania in a Nov. 17 Bucharest concert. 
Joan Almedilla (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables), Angel Desai (Company), Ali Ewoldt (Les Miserables, West Side Story), Jose Llana (The King & I, Spelling Bee, The Flower Drum Song, Wonderland) and Orville Mendoza (Pacific Overtures, Road Show) performed A Medley of Sondheim, a concert presentation of Stephen Sondheim's iconic musical numbers. 
Ewoldt documented the whirlwind 2-day trip and offers Playbill.com readers an exclusive look at their travels, the performance and some of the breathtaking historic sights around the city.

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