© Frederic Stephan
Set in the summer of 1935, this Tony award-winning musical tells the story of the sisters Ruth and Eileen, one an aspiring writer and the other a dancer, who move from rural Ohio to seek success in Greenwich Village, New York. Together the sisters take on the Big Apple, pursuing their dreams and finding love. The score, with music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Comden & Green, features Ohio, Conga, and One Hundred Easy Ways.
Soloists: Jasmine Roy, Rafaëlle Cohen, Dalia Constantin, Lauren Van Kempen, Alyssa Landry, Maxime de Toledo, Thomas Boutilier, Franck Lopez
Regie: Olivier Bénézech
Choreography: Johan Nus
Orchestra: Orchester der Oper Toulon
Venue: Opéra de Toulon
Audio pre-program GERSHWIN & MANCINI//HARMONIE ENSEMBLE NEW YORK/RICHMAN: CD1 GERSHWIN – BY GROFÉ (HMX 2907677)