Sunday, July 07, 2013
"A Little Night Music" at SummerFest 2013
Opera Theater SummerFest presents an international classic by American master composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim with some of musical theater’s favorite songs and scenes. “Send in the Clowns”, “Every Day a Little Death” and “A Weekend in the Country” are among the numbers woven into the musical version of “Smiles of a Summer Night”, Ingmar Bergman’s story of lovers whose affairs converge during a visit to a country estate. Fully staged, “A Little Night Music” is directed by Scott Wise and accompanied by the SummerFest Orchestra, conducted by Walter Morales. SummerFest presents this Sondheim treasure Sun., July 7 at 2:30 pm at the Twentieth Century Club, 4210 Bigelow Blvd., in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Oakland (15213). Patrons are also invited to a Liebeslieder Waltzes during brunch at 1:00 pm and a Piano Bar at 4:30 pm. Tickets and information at: www.otsummerfest.org or call 412-326-9687.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California shocked his Republican Congressional colleagues by withdrawing his name from consideration to replace John Boehner of Ohio as Speaker of the House. Majority Whip Steve Scalise and other prominent Republicans have launched a concerted campaign to persuade House Ways and Means Committee chair and former Vice-Presidential candidate Paul Ryan of Wisconsin to run for the job. McCarthy also has stated that Ryan is the best person to lead the House.
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