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Sun, Nov 20, 2022
4:00 pm
- 5:00 pm


Free tickets/registration required*

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A Playhouse Panoply: Beloved Stories, Reimagined

Presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Programs in Theater and Music Theater in collaboration with the Department of Music

Princeton’s new Playhouse Ensembles are thrilled to present “A Playhouse Panoply: Beloved Stories, Reimagined.” The Playhouse Choir and Playhouse Chamber Orchestra unite to present brand-new arrangements of songs from the musicals Hadestown, Spring Awakening, Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, The Wiz, Shuffle Along, and the beloved Studio Ghibli films. We hope you’ll hear songs and stories you know and love and also encounter some you’ve never heard before. The concert will run under an hour and will take place in Lee Rehearsal Room within the Lewis Arts Complex.

*NOTE: Tickets are currently sold out through University Ticketing, however we will do our best to accommodate all patrons who show up to attend on Sunday. A stand-by line will form outside the door of the Lee Music Room on 11/20 beginning at 3:30 p.m. 

About The Princeton Playhouse Ensembles

The Princeton Playhouse Choir is a new ensemble, founded in 2021, housed jointly with the Lewis Center’s Programs in Theater and Music Theater and the Music Department, and focusing on repertoire beginning in a broad range of theatrical traditions and expanding into a realm of experimental and innovative music-making. The core of the group’s repertoire is music connected to theater and reimagined for creative ensemble configurations through new arrangements and interdisciplinary collaborations. Playhouse incorporates large and small ensemble singing, a cappella and accompanied singing, vocal solos, dance, spoken word, new music commissions, and collaborative projects with artists across departments to facilitate a vibrant and inclusive rehearsal environment. The Princeton Playhouse Orchestra is a new instrumental chamber ensemble specializing in the performance of new music commissions, music theater repertoire, popular song, and film music.

Duncan Sheik The Song of Purple Summer (Spring Awakening)

Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle (arr. Kenyon Duncan) Love Will Find a Way (Shuffle Along)

Anais Mitchell (arr. Farrah Rothman) Hadestown Medley

Joe Hisaishi (arr. Gia Gan, orch. Griffin Strout) "Kaze" (A Studio Ghibli Medley)

Charlie Smalls (arr. Kenyon Duncan) Soon As I Get Home (The Wiz)

Stephen Sondheim (arr. Farrah Rothman) Sweeney Todd Medley

Stephen Sondheim (arr. Daniel Rudin) No One is Alone (Into the Woods)

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