facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

'Passion' on 'Live from Lincoln Center'

Dec. 14, 2004 at 11:47 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- "Live from Lincoln Center," the New York-based television series that offers live broadcasts begins its season in March with Stephen Sondheim's "Passion."

Beverly Sills will host the March 31 performance of "Passion" as part of Lincoln Center's "American Songbook" series on PBS that will be telecast live from the Frederick P. Rose Hall at 8 p.m. EST, reported Playbill online Tuesday.

The semi-staged concert of the Tony Award-winning musical will star Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald and Michael Cerveris. The threesome, directed by Lonny Price, will be backed by a 56-piece orchestra.

Based on Ettore Scola's Italian film "Passion d'Amore," the tale of obsessive love includes Sondheim songs including: "Happiness," "I Read," "I Wish I Could Forget You," "Loving You" and "No One Has Ever Loved Me." The show originally opened on Broadway May 9, 1994.

© 2004 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Stephanie Jacobsen joins cast of 'NCIS'
2
Anna Nicole Smith's estate loses bid for ex J. Howard Marshall's millions
3
Jill Duggar, husband Derick Dillard expecting first child
4
Nicki Minaj releases derriere-filled video for 'Anaconda' ft. Drake
5
'Jersey Shore' stars Ronnie Magro, Sammi Giancola split 'for good'
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback