Brigadoon: Meet Directors and Designers
Nov 7, 2023 to Nov 21, 2023
12:00AM to 12:00AM
Date(s) - 07/11/2023 - 21/11/2023
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Set in a magical village that appears out of the Scottish mist for one day every century, the musical Brigadoon premiered in 1947 and was the first Broadway success of book writer-lyricist Alan Jay Lerner and composer Frederick Loewe. Brigadoon will be taking the stage as a musical at the Shaw Festival from November 15 – December 23, 2023:
Celebrate the holiday season with the return of one of the most romantic and magical musicals! What would you give up for love? Stumbling upon a magical village that appears out of the Scottish mist for one day every century, Tommy, a modern boy, meets Fiona, a girl from the past. Should he stay with her in Brigadoon, or return to the world he knows and never see her again? This feast of song and dance from Lerner and Loewe (the team behind My Fair Lady) has been entrancing audiences for more than seven decades. Classic songs like “Almost like being in love” and “I’ll go home with Bonnie Jean” will stay with you forever.
Examine the creative development of this gem from the “Golden Age” of musical theatre!
Sign up to join Lois Kivesto, Ph.D., a Toronto-based dramaturge and lecturer, as she guides students in a 3-week course to gain a comprehensive understanding of Brigadoon as a musical and its significance in the world of theatre, along with insights into its enduring popularity and relevance in modern times. Class sessions will be enriched by special opportunities for interactive conversation with artists of the cast and creative team, including an exclusive opportunity to meet Brigadoon’s Directors and Designers.
Learn more and sign up to join Lois every Tuesday for 3 weeks: November 7, November 14 and November 21. All course registrants will get complimentary access to the Zoom session, “Meet Directors and Designers” on November 16.
Register for the course: Once in the Highlands: An Exploration of Lerner and Loewe’s Brigadoon today!