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Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Hugh Wheeler
Suggested by the film Smiles of a Summer Night by Ingmar Bergman

Productions


1973 Broadway Production

Tryouts began January 23, 1973 at the Colonial Theatre, Boston MA
Closed February 10, 1973; Ran for 23 performances
Previews began February 14, 1973 at the Shubert Theatre, NYC
Ran for 12 preview performances

A Little Night Music [Original Broadway poster]

Opened February 25, 1973 at the Shubert Theatre
Moved September 18, 1973 to the Majestic Theatre
Closed on August 3, 1974; Ran for 601 performances
Produced by Harold Prince
in association with Ruth Mitchell
Directed by Harold Prince
Choreography by Patricia Birch
Scenic Production Designed by Boris Aronson
Costumes Designed by Florence Klotz
Lighting Designed by Tharon Musser
Music Published by Tommy Valando
Musical Direction by Harold Hastings
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick

Cast

Mr. Lindquist - Benjamin Rayson
Mrs. Nordstrom - Teri Ralston [replaced by Joy Franz]
Mrs. Anderssen - Barbara Lang [replaced by Sherry Mathis, after which Barbara Lang returned]
Mr. Erlanson - Gene Varrone [replaced by David Vosburgh]
Mrs. Segstrom - Beth Fowler
Fredrika Armfeldt - Judy Kahan [replaced by Sheila K. Adams]
Madame Armfeldt - Hermione Gingold
Frid, her butler - George Lee Andrews [replaced by Dick Sabol]
Henrik Egerman - Mark Lambert
Anne Egerman - Victoria Mallory
Fredrik Egerman - Len Cariou [replaced by William Daniels]
Petra - D. Jamin-Bartlett
Desiree Armfeldt - Glynis Johns
Malla, her maid - Despo
Bertrand, a page - Will Sharpe Marshall
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm - Laurence Guittard
Countess Charlotte Malcolm -Patricia Elliott
Osa - Sherry Mathis

Musical Numbers

  • Vocal Overture - The Quintet

Act One

  • "Night Waltz" - Orchestra
  • "Now" - Fredrik
  • "Later" - Henrik
  • "Soon" - Anne, Henrik, Fredrik
  • "The Glamorous Life" - Fredrika, Desiree, Malla, Mme. Armfeldt, The Quintet
  • "Remember?" - The Quintet
  • "You Must Meet My Wife" - Fredrik, Desiree
  • "Liaisons" - Mme. Armfeldt
  • "In Praise of Women" - Carl-Magnus
  • "Every Day a Little Death" - Charlotte, Anne
  • "A Weekend in the Country" - Company

Act Two

  • "The Sun Won't Set" - The Quintet
  • "It Would Have Been Wonderful" - Fredrik, Carl-Magnus
  • + "Night Waltz II" - The Quintet
  • "Perpetual Anticipation" - Mrs. Nordstrom, Mrs. Segstrom, Mrs. Anderssen
  • "Send in the Clowns" - Desiree
  • "The Miller's Son" - Petra
  • Finale - Company

Note: The Quintet is Mr. Lindquist, Mrs. Nordstrom, Mrs. Anderssen, Mr. Erlanson, and Mrs. Segstrom
+ Number recorded but not included on the Original Cast Recording

A Little Night Music [Broadway playbill]

Tony Awards

  • Best Musical
  • Best Music and Lyrics (Stephen Sondheim)
  • Best Book (Hugh Wheeler)
  • Best Actress in a Musical (Glynis Johns)
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Musical (Patricia Elliott)

Drama Desk Awards

  • Outstanding Musical
  • Outstanding Music (Stephen Sondheim)
  • Outstanding Lyrics (Stephen Sondheim)
  • Outstanding Book of a Musical (Hugh Wheeler)
  • Outstanding Director of a Musical (Harold Prince)
  • Outstanding Performance (Glynis Johns)
  • Outstanding Performance (Patricia Elliott)
  • Most Promising Performer (D. Jamin-Bartlett)

Other Awards

  • New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical

Recording

A Little Night Music - Original Broadway Cast Recording

1974 National Touring Production

Opened February 26, 1974 at the Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia
Closed February 13, 1975 at the Shubert Theatre, Boston
Produced by Harold Prince
in association with Ruth Mitchell
Directed by Harold Prince
Choreography by Patricia Birch
Scenic Production Designed by Boris Aronson
Costumes Designed by Florence Klotz
Lighting Designed by Tharon Musser
Musical Direction by Richard Parrinello
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick

Cast

Mr. Lindquist - Elliot Savage
Mrs. Nordstrom - Kris Karlowski
Mrs. Anderssen - Marina MacNeal
Mr. Erlanson - Joe McGrath
Mrs. Segstrom - Karen Zenker
Fredrika Armfeldt - Marti Morris
Madame Armfeldt - Margaret Hamilton
Frid, her butler - Jonathan Banks
Henrik Egerman - Stephen Lebew
Anne Egerman - Virginia Pulos
Fredrik Egerman - George Lee Andrews
Petra - Mary Ann Chinn
Desiree Armfeldt - Jean Simmons
Bertrand, a page - James Ferrier
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm - Ed Evanko
Countess Charlotte Malcolm -Andra Akers
Osa - Verna Pierce

1975 London Production

Opened April 15, 1975 at the Adelphi Theatre
Closed April 3, 1976; Ran for 406 performances
Produced by Ruth Mitchell, Frank Milton,
Eddie Kulukundis & Richard Pilbrow
in association with Bernard Delfont
Directed by Harold Prince
Choreography by Patricia Birch
Production Supervised by George Martin
Scenic Production Designed by Boris Aronson
Costumes Designed by Florence Klotz
Lighting Designed by Tharon Musser
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Musical Direction by Ray Cook
Sound by David Collision
Music Published by Tommy Valando

Cast

Mr. Lindquist - John J. Moore
Mrs. Nordstrom - Chris Melville
Mrs. Anderssen - Liz Robertson
Mr. Erlanson - David Bexon
Mrs. Segstrom - Jacquey Chappell
Fredrika Armfeldt - Christine McKenna
Madame Armfeldt - Hermione Gingold [replaced by Angela Baddeley]
Frid, her butler - Michael Harbour
Henrik Egerman - Terry Mitchell
Anne Egerman - Veronica Page
Fredrik Egerman - Joss Ackland
Petra - Diane Langton
Desiree Armfeldt - Jean Simmons [replaced by Virginia McKenna]
Bertrand, a page - Christopher Beeching
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm - David Kernan
Countess Charlotte Malcolm - Maria Aitken
Osa - Penelope Potter

Musical Numbers

[same as the Broadway Production]

Recording

A Little Night Music - Original London Cast Recording

1978 Film Version

A Little Night Music [film poster]

Released by New World Pictures in March, 1978
[filmed in 1976]
Produced by Sasche-Wien Films
in association with Elliott Kastner
Executive Producer: Heinz Lazek
Directed by Harold Prince
Screenplay by Hugh Wheeler
Edited by John Jympson
Photographed by Arthur Ibbertson, B.S.C.
Art Direction by Herta Pischinger
Costumes by Florence Klotz
Choreography by Patricia Birch
Music Scored and Supervised by Jonathan Tunick
Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Presented by Roger Corman - A New World Picture

Cast

Desiree Armfeldt - Elizabeth Taylor
Charlotte Mittelheim - Diana Rigg
Frederick Egerman - Len Cariou
Anne Egerman - Lesley-Anne Down
Mme. Armfeldt - Hermione Gingold
Carl-Magnus Mittelheim - Laurence Guittard
Erich Egerman - Christopher Guard
Fredericka Armfeldt - Chloe Franks
Burt - Heins Marecek
Petra - Lesley Duncan
Conductor - Jonathan Tunick

Note: Most of the female singing vocals (except for Diana Rigg's) were dubbed by Elaine Tomkinson

Musical Numbers

  • "Overture" / "Night Waltz [Love Takes Time]" - Company
  • "The Glamorous Life" [rewritten] - Fredericka
  • "Now" / "Soon" / "Later" - Frederick, Anne, Erich
  • "You Must Meet My Wife" - Frederick, Desiree
  • "Every Day a Little Death" - Charlotte
  • Night Waltz - Orchestra
  • "A Weekend in the Country" - Company
  • "Send in the Clowns" - Desiree
  • "It Would Have Been Wonderful" - Frederick, Carl-Magnus
  • Finale: "Send in the Clowns" / "Night Waltz" - Frederick, Desiree, Company

Recording

A Little Night Music - Film Soundtrack

Video Recording

  • Videotape [NTSC VHS] 19?? [Embassy 4007]
  • Videotape [PAL VHS] 19?4 [IMC Video Limited CD0027]
  • Laserdisc, 1990 [Nelson Entertainment / Image ID7557NL] (124 mins.)
  • DVD, June 2007 [Hen's Tooth Video 4108] (124 mins.)

1981 York Players Production

Opened March 20, 1981 at the York Theater [off-off Broadway]
Produced by The York Players [Janet Hayes Walker, Artistic Director]
Directed by Fran Soeder

Cast

Jay Stuart, Kathryn Morath, Keith Rice, Barbara Broughton, Kenneth Kanter, Mary Lynne Metternich, Helen Lloyd Breed, and Jane Krakowski

1985 Equity Library Theater Production

Opened May 9, 1985
Produced by the Equity Library Theater
[George Wojtasik, Managing Director]
Directed by Susan H. Schulman

Cast

Ross Petty, Kathryn Hays, Eddie Korbich, Judith Blazer, Avril Gentiles,
Karen Wald, Patrick Quinn, Maris Clement, and Sarah Combs

1989 London Revival

A Little Night Music [1989 UK Revival Program]

Opened October 6, 1989 at the Piccadilly Theatre
Closed February 17, 1990;
Ran for 144 performances
Produced by H. M. Tennent Ltd.,
by arrangement with
the Chichester Festival Theatre
(John Gale, Executive Producer)
Directed by Ian Judge
Designed by Mark Thompson
Choreography by Anthony Van Laast
Lighting by Nick Chelton
Sound by Matthew Gale
Music Supervised by John Owen Edwards
Musical Director: Roger Ward

Cast

Madame Armfeldt - Lila Kedrova
Desiree Armfeldt - Dorothy Tutin
Fredrika Armfeldt - Debra Beaumont
Frid, her manservant - David Hitchen
Fredrik Egerman - Peter McEnery
Henrik Egerman - Alexander Hanson
Anne Egerman - Deborah Poplett
Petra, their maid - Sara Weymouth
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm - Eric Flynn
Countess Charlotte Malcolm - Susan Hampshire
Malla - Mandi Martin
Osa - Susan Paule
Mrs. Nordstrom - Dinah Harris
Mrs. Anderssen - Hilary Western
Mrs. Segstrom - Susan Flannery
Mr. Erlanson - Michael Bulman
Mr. Lindquist - Martin Nelson

1990 New York City Opera Production

Opened August 3, 1990 at the New York State Theatre
Ran 11 performances in repertory through November 7, 1990
Opened July 9, 1991 and ran 7 performances through August 10, 1991
Presented by the New York City Opera
[Christopher Keene, General Director]
Conducted by Paul Gemignani
Directed by Scott Ellis
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Scenery Designed by Michael Anania
Costumes Designed by Lindsay W. Davis
Lighting Designed by Dawn Chiang
Choreography by Susan Stroman
Sound Designed by Abe Jacob

Cast

Mr. Lindquist - Ron Baker
Mrs. Nordstrom - Lisa Saffer
Mrs. Anderssen - Barbara Shirvis
Mr. Erlanson - Michael Rees Davis (1991: Peter Blanchet)
Mrs. Segstrom - Susanne Marsee
Fredrika Armfeldt - Danielle Ferland
Madame Armfeldt - Regina Resnick (1991: Elaine Bonazzi)
Frid, her butler - David Comstock (1991: David Fuller)
Henrik Egerman - Kevin Anderson
Anne Egerman - Beverly Lambert
Fredrik Egerman - George Lee Andrews
Petra - Susan Terry (1991: Joanna Glushak)
Desiree Armfeldt - Sally Ann Howes
Malla, her maid - Raven Wilkinson
Bertrand, a page - Michael Rees Davis (1991: Peter Blanchet)
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm - Michael Maguire
Countess Charlotte Malcolm - Maureen Moore
Osa - Judith Jarosz
Servants (1990) - Michael Cornell, Ernest Foederer, Kent A. Heacock, Ronald Kelley, Brian Michaels, Brian Quirk, Christopher Shepherd, John Henry Thomas
Servants (1991) - Kent A. Heacock, Ronald Kelley, Jeff Kensome, Ian D. Klapper, Brian Michaels, Brian Quirk, John Henry Thomas, Mike Timoney

Video Recording

Televised November 7, 1990 on PBS's "Live at Lincoln Center"
Produced by John Goberman
Never aired again or released on home video. Available for viewing at the Library of Congress [VBH 0761-0763]

1995 BBC Radio Concert

Recorded at The Golders Green Hippodrome, London
First broadcast March 18, 1995 on BBC Radio 2
Produced by John Langridge
BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Michael Reed

Cast

Fredrik Egerman - Keith Michell
Desiree Armfeldt - Betty Buckley
Madame Armfeldt - Margaret Courtenay
Fredrika Armfeldt - Sarah Green
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm - Simon Green
Countess Charlotte Malcolm - Maria Friedman
Henrik Egerman - Michael Cahill
Anne Egerman - Katrina Murphy
Petra - Melainie Marshall
Mr. Lindquist - Michael Bundy
Mrs. Nordstrom - Jaqueline Barron
Mrs. Anderssen - Jane Robertson
Mr. Erlanson - Stephen Hill
Mrs. Segstrom - Susan Flannery
Frid, her butler - David Kelsey

Musical Numbers

  • Overture - Orchestra, Quintet
  • "Night Waltz" - Orchestra, Quintet
  • "Now" - Fredrik, Anne
  • "Later" - Henrik
  • "Soon" - Anne, Henrik, Fredrik
  • "The Glamorous Life" - Fredrika, Desiree, Madame Armfeldt, Quintet
  • "Remember?" - Quintet
  • "You Must Meet My Wife" - Fredrik, Desiree
  • "Liaisons" - Madame Armfeldt
  • "In Praise of Women" - Carl-Magnus
  • "Every Day a Little Death" - Charlotte, Anne
  • "A Weekend in the Country" - Petra, Anne, Fredrik, Charlotte, Carl-Magnus, Quintet

Act Two

  • "Night Waltz I (The Sun Won't Set)" - Quintet
  • "Night Waltz II (Liesbeslieders)" - Quintet
  • "It Would Have Been Wonderful" - Fredrik, Carl-Magnus
  • "Perpetual Anticipation" - Mrs. Nordstrom, Mrs. Segstrom, Mrs. Anderssen
  • "Send in the Clowns" - Desiree
  • "The Miller's Son" - Petra
  • "Send in the Clowns" (reprise) - Desiree, Fredrik
  • "Last Waltz" - Orchestra

1995 Royal National Theatre Production

A Little Night Music [1995 National Theatre program]

Previews began September 18, 1995
Opened September 26, 1995 at
the Royal National Theatre's Olivier Theatre
Closed August 31, 1996
A Royal National Theatre Production
Directed by Sean Mathias
Set Designed by Stephen Brimson Lewis
Costumes by Nicky Gilabrand
Lighting by Mark Henderson
Choreography by Wayne McGregor
Musical Direction by Paddy Cunneen
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick

A Little Night Music [1995 National Theatre handbill]

Cast

Desiree Armfeldt - Judi Dench
Mme. Armfeldt - Sian Phillips
Anne Egerman - Joanna Riding
Fredrik Egerman - Laurence Guittard
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm - Lambert Wilson
Countess Charlotte Malcolm - Patricia Hodge
Henrik Egerman - Brendan O'Hea
Petra - Issy van Randwyck
Fredrika Armfeldt - Claire Cox
with Di Botcher, Louise Breckon-Richards, Kate Dyson, Tim Godwin, Sylvia Griffin, Stephen Hanley, Paul Kynman, Joe Maddison, John Owen-Jones, Ernestina Quarcoo, Morag McLaren

Musical Numbers

  • Overture

Act One

  • "Night Waltz"
  • "Now"
  • "Later"
  • "Soon"
  • "The Glamorous Life"
  • "Remember?"
  • "You Must Meet My Wife"
  • "Liaisons"
  • "In Praise Of Women/My Husband The Pig"
  • "Every Day A Little Death"
  • "A Weekend In The Country"
  • "The Sun Won't Set"

Act Two

  • "Night Waltz II"
  • "It Would Have Been Wonderful"
  • "Perpetual Anticipation"
  • "Dinner Table"
  • "Send In The Clowns"
  • "The Miller's Son"
  • "Send In The Clowns" (Reprise)
  • "Last Waltz"

Lawrence Olivier Awards

  • Best Actress in a Musical (Judi Dench)

Recording

A Little Night Music - Royal National Theatre Recording

1999 Houston Grand Opera Production

Opened January 29, 1999 at the Brown Theater at the Wortham Center, Houston TX
Closed February 14, 1999; ran for 8 performances
Produced by the Houston Grand Opera
Conductor: Grant Gershon
Director / Choreographer: Michael Leeds
Assistant Director / Associate Choreographer: Thomas Mills
Set Designer: Kenneth Foy
Costume Designer: Ann Hould-Ward
Lighting Designer: Ken Billington
Sound Designer: Herb Lagoski

Cast

Fredrik Egerman - Thomas Allen
Desiree Armfeldt - Frederica von Stade
Madame Armfeldt - Evelyn Lear
Anne Egerman - Nanne Puritz
Henrik Egerman - John McVeigh
Petra - Leslie Ann Hendricks
Carl-Magnus Malcolm - Frank Hernandez
Charlotte Malcolm - Sheri Greenawald
Mrs. Nordstrom - Kerri Marcinko
Mrs. Anderssen - Jessica Jones
Mrs. Segstrom - Leslie Johnson
Mr. Erlanson - Richard Crawley
Mr. Lindquist - Daniel Belcher
Frederika Armfeldt - Megan Kane

2002 Kennedy Center Production

Opened August 2, 2002 at the Eisenhower Theater, The Kennedy Center, Washington DC
Closed August 25, 2002 after a limited engagement of 15 performances
Produced for The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts by Max Woodward
[James A. Johnson, Chairman; Michael M. Kaiser, President;
Eric Schaeffer, Artistic Director; Kay Cameron, Music Supervisor]

A Little Night Music [Kennedy Center Production]

Directed by Mark Brokaw
Choreography by John Carrafa
Music Direction by Nicholas Archer
Scenic Design by Derek McLane
Costume Design by Michael Krass
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Tom Morse
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Technical Director: Neil Fleitell

Cast

Mr. Lindquist - Christopher Flint
Mrs. Nordstrom - Anna Bergman
Mrs. Anderssen - Ilona Dulaski
Mr. Erlanson - Peter Cormican
Mrs. Segstrom - Siobhan Kolker
Fredrika Armfeldt - Kristen Bell
Madame Armfeldt - Barbara Bryne
Frid, her butler - Erik Sorensen
Henrik Egerman - Danny Gurwin
Anne Egerman - Sarah Uriarte Berry
Fredrik Egerman - John Dossett
Petra - Natascia Diaz
Desiree Armfeldt - Blair Brown
Malla, her maid - Terri Allen
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm - Douglas Sills
Countess Charlotte Malcolm - Randy Graff

Musical Numbers

[same as the Broadway Production]

2002 Ravinia Festival Concerts

Three performances on August 22, 23, 24, 2002
at the Ravinia Festival Pavilion, Highland Park IL
Produced by the Ravinia International Festival of the Arts
Directed by Lonny Price
Designed by
Choreography by Marla Lampert
Lighting by
Sound by
Musical Director: Grant Gershon

Cast

Madame Armfeldt - Zoe Caldwell
Desiree Armfeldt - Patti LuPone
Fredrika Armfeldt - Samantha Anne Meron
Fredrik Egerman - George Hearn
Henrik Egerman - John McVeigh
Anne Egerman - Johanna McKenzie Miller
Petra, their maid - Sara Ramirez
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm - Marc Kudisch
Countess Charlotte Malcolm - Hollis Resnick
Frid - Beau Davidson
Mrs. Nordstrom -
Mrs. Anderssen -
Mrs. Segstrom -
Mr. Erlanson - Stephen Wallem
Mr. Lindquist -

2003 New York City Opera Revival
2004 Los Angles Opera Production

A Little Night Music [Los Angeles Opera Production]

Based on the 1990 New York City Opera Production

Previews began March 7, 2003 at the New York State Theatre
Opened March 11, 2003
Closed March 29, 2003; Ran for a total of 15 performances
Presented by the New York City Opera
[Paul Kellogg, General and Artistic Director]
Co-produced with Los Angeles Opera
Conducted by Paul Gemignani
Directed by Scott Ellis
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Scenery Designed by Michael Anania
Costumes Designed by Lindsay W. Davis
Lighting Designed by Kenneth Posner
Choreography by Susan Stroman
Sound Design by Abe Jacob

This production was also performed July 7-31, 2004
at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles
Ran for 23 performances
All credits as above except:
Conducted by John DeMain
Sound Design by Jon Weston

New York City Opera Cast

Mr. Lindquist - Michael Chioldi
Mrs. Nordstrom - Anna Christy
Mrs. Anderson - Lauren Skuce
Mr. Erlanson - James Schaffner
Mrs. Segstrom - Stephanie Woodling
Fredrika Armfeldt - Anna Kendrick
Madame Armfeldt - Claire Bloom
Frid, her butler - Quentin Maré
Henrik Egerman - Danny Gurwin
Anne Egerman - Kristin Huxhold
Fredrik Egerman - Jeremy Irons
Petra - Jessica Boevers
Desiree Armfeldt - Juliet Stevenson
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm - Marc Kudisch
Countess Charlotte Malcolm - Michelle Pawk
Malla - Raven Wilkinson
Osa - Kristen Garver
Ensemble - Brian Keith Allen, Walter Hershman, Roddy Kinter, Collin McGee,
Keith Partington, Raul Reyes, John Henry Thomas, Mike Timoney

Los Angeles Opera Cast

Mr. Lindquist - Michael Chioldi
Mrs. Nordstrom - Laura Kay Swanson
Mrs. Anderson - Joohee Choi
Mr. Erlanson - James Schaffner
Mrs. Segstrom - Stephanie Woodling
Fredrika Armfeldt - Kristen Bell / Ashley Rose Orr
Madame Armfeldt - Zoe Caldwell
Frid, her butler - Hank Stratton
Henrik Egerman - Danny Gurwin
Anne Egerman - Laura Benanti
Fredrik Egerman - Victor Garber
Petra - Jessica Boevers
Desiree Armfeldt - Judith Ivey
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm - Marc Kudisch
Countess Charlotte Malcolm - Michelle Pawk
Bertrand - James Schaffner
Malla - Maureen Dodson
Osa - Allison Prival

2003 Chicago Shakespeare Theater Production

Opened December 23, 2003 in the Courtyard Theater at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Closed February 15, 2004; Ran for ?? performances
Produced by the Chicago Shakespeare Theater
[Executive Director: Criss Henderson; Artistic Director: Barbara Gaines]
Directed By Gary Griffin
Music Director: Thomas Murray
Artistic Director: Barbara Gaines
Scenic Design: Daniel Ostling
Costume Design: Marla Blumenfeld
Lighting Design: Ken Billington
Wig & Make-up Design: Melissa Veal
Sound Design: James Savage
Properties Design Pamela L. Parker

Cast

Mr. Lindquist - James Rank
Mrs. Nordstrom - Jodi Jean Amble
Mrs. Anderson - Carol Kuykendall
Mr. Erlanson - John Clonts
Mrs. Segstrom - Kathryn Kamp
Fredrika Armfeldt - Mattie Hawkinson
Madame Armfeldt - Helen Ryan
Frid, her butler - Kevin Asselin
Henrik Egerman - Paul Keating
Anne Egerman - Julie Roth
Fredrik Egerman - Kevin Gudahl
Petra - Jenny Powers
Desiree Armfeldt - Barbara Robertson
Count Carl-Magnus Malcom - Michael Cerveris
[replaced by Chuck Wagner from January 21, 2004]
Countess Charlotte Malcom - Samantha Spiro
Malla - Alyssa Nicole Larson
Osa - Robin Childress
Bertrand - Tony Lewis
Servants - Matthew Callahan, Erin Patricia Wagner

2009 London Revival

Based on the Menier Chocolate Factory production (David Babani, Artistic Director) which ran from November 22, 2008 until March 8, 2009
Previewed March 28, 2009 at the Garrick Theatre, London
Opened April 7, 2009; closed September 5, 2009
Directed by Trevor Nunn
Set and Costume Design by David Farley
Choreography by Lynne Page
Lighting by Hartley T A Kemp
Musical supervision by Caroline Humphris
Orchestrations by Jason Carr
Sound design by Gareth Owen

Cast

Mr. Lindquist - Lynden Edwards
Mrs. Nordstrom - Fiona Dunn
Mrs. Anderssen - Laura Armstrong
Mr. Erlanson - John Addison
Mrs. Segstrom - Nicola Sloane
Fredrika Armfeldt - Grace Link / Holly Halam (alternating)
Madame Armfeldt - Maureen Lipman
Frid, her butler - Andy Morton
Henrik Egerman - Gabriel Vick
Anne Egerman - Jessie Buckley
Fredrik Egerman - Alexander Hanson
Petra - Kaisa Hammarlund
Desiree Armfeldt - Hannah Waddingham
Count Carl-Magnus Malcom - Alistair Robins
Countess Charlotte Malcom - Kelly Price

2009 Broadway Revival

Based on the 2008 Menier Chocolate Factory production and the 2009 London revival

Previews began November 24, 2009 at the Walter Kerr Theatre
Ran for 20 preview performances
Opened December 13, 2009
Closed January 9, 2011; Ran for 425 performances
Produced by Thomas Viertel, Steven Baruch, Marc Routh, Richard Frankel, The Menier Chocolate Factory, Roger Berlind, David Babani, Sonia Friedman Productions, Andrew Fell, Daryl Roth/Jane Bergère, The Weinstein Company/Raise the Roof 3, Beverly Bartner/Dancap Productions, Nica Burns/Max Weitzenhoffer, Eric Falkenstein/Anna Czekaj, Jerry Frankel/Ronald Frankel and James D. Stern/Douglas L. Meyer
Directed by Trevor Nunn
Set and Costume Design by David Farley
Choreography by Lynne Page
Lighting by Hartley T A Kemp
Musical supervision by Caroline Humphris
Orchestrations by Jason Carr
Sound design by Dan Moses Schreier and Gareth Owen
Music direction by Tom Murray [replaced by Rob Bowman]

Note: the production was on hiatus from 6/21/2010 through 7/12/2010 in preparation for cast changes.

Cast

Henrik Egerman - Hunter Ryan Herdlicka
Mr. Lindquist - Stephen R. Buntrock [replaced by Ben Davis on August 31, 2010]
Mrs. Nordstrom - Jayne Paterson
Mrs. Anderssen - Marissa McGowan [replaced by Sara Jean Ford on 713/2010; replaced by Jessica Grové on August 31, 2010]
Mr. Erlanson - Kevin David Thomas
Mrs. Segstrom - Betsy Morgan [replaced by Gina Lamparella]
Fredrika Armfeldt - Katherine Leigh Doherty [replaced by Katherine McNamara] / Keaton Whittaker (alternating)
Madame Armfeldt - Angela Lansbury [replaced by Elaine Stritch on 7/13/2010]
Frid - Bradley Dean [replaced by Stephen R. Buntrock on August 31, 2010; replaced by Ron Bohmer on Septembr 28, 2010]
Anne Egerman - Ramona Mallory
Fredrik Egerman - Alexander Hanson [replaced by Stephen R. Buntrock on September 28, 2010]
Petra - Leigh Ann Larkin
Desiree Armfeldt - Catherine Zeta-Jones [replaced by
Bernadette Peters on 7/13/2010]
Count Carl-Magnus Malcom - Aaron Lazar [replaced by Bradley Dean on August 31, 2010]
Countess Charlotte Malcom - Erin Davie
Swings - Karen Murphy, Erin Steward, Kevin Vortmann [replaced by Matt Dengler, Marissa McGowan, Justin Patterson]

Awards

  • 2010 Tony Award Best Actress in a Musical - Catherine Zeta-Jones
  • 2010 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Catherine Zeta-Jones

Recording

A Little Night Music - Broadway Revival Cast Recording

Publications
Book
  • New York: Dodd, Mead [0-396-06915-0], 1974; 174 pp.
  • New York: Dodd, Mead [book club edition], 1974; 182 pp.


  • New York: Applause Theater Books, 1991; 236 pp.
    [introduction by Jonathan Tunick]
    • [1-55783-069-X] [hc]
    • [1-55783-070-3] [pbk]


  • London: Nick Hern [1-854-59107-X], 1995


  • New York: Applause Books [1557834075], 2000 [in Four by Sondheim with A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Sweeney Todd, and Sunday in the Park With George]



Score [complete]
  • New York: Revelation Music Publishing Corp / Rilting Music / Beautiful Music, 1974; 240 pp.
  • Miami FL: Warner Bros. Publications VAL2014A [1-57623-839-3], March 1997; 244 pp. [edited by Sy Feldman] $75.00
Score [vocal selections]
  • New York: Revelation Music Publishing Corp. & Beautiful Music, 1973; 44 pp. [includes "Remember?", "You Must Meet My Wife", "Liaisons", "Everyday a Little Death", "Send in the Clowns", "The Miller's Son" ]
  • Miami FL: Warner Bros. Publications VAL2013A [1-57623-840-7], March 1997; 50 pp. [edited by Sy Feldman; includes "Remember?", "You Must Meet My Wife", "Liaisons", "Every Day a Little Death", "Send in the Clowns", "The Miller's Son" ] $12.95
Score [organ selections]
  • Miami FL: Warner Bros. Publications VAL2026 [0769225403], 2000; ?? pp. [edited by Sy Feldman; arranged for advanced organ by Rudolph Schramm; includes "A Little Night Music", "The Miller's Son", "The Glamorous Life", "Remember?", "You Must Meet My Wife", "Send in the Clowns", "A Weekend in the Country"]
Score [vocal selections; revised edition]
  • Milwaukee: Hal Leonard HL 00313478 [ISBN: 978-1-4234-8628-2], August 2010; 49 pp.; $13.99 [includes "Every Day A Little Death", "The Glamorous Life", "In Praise Of Women", "It Would Have Been Wonderful", "Later", "Liaisons", "The Miller's Son", "Night Waltz", "Now", "Remember", "Send In The Clowns", "Soon", "You Must Meet My Wife"]

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