Why See I Married an Angel?
From Rodgers and Hart
Every year, the New York City Center show some love to some underappreciated musical gems with Encores!, a series of three strictly-limited revivals of Broadway shows that deserve a reappraisal.
Oklahoma! may have revolutionised the musical in 1943, but the preceding decade saw a number of show experimenting with the form. Rodgers and Hart's I Married an Angel is one such example, bringing together a comedy of manners and extended dance sequencers choreographed by the New York City Ballet great George Balanchine (he of The Nutcracker fame). The story sees a heavenly creature descend from the heavens to teach a cold-hearted banker the error of his way.
Opening night: 20 March 2019
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Cast and Creative
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Book by Rodgers & Hart
Adapted from the play by Janos Vaszary
Starring Sara Mearns as the Angel
Featuring The Encores! Orchestra
Directed and Choreographed by Joshua Bergasse
Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel
Encores! Music Director Rob Berman
Guest Music Director Rob Fisher
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