"Bang-up entertainment… sure-footed and silky-throated"
--The Washington Post
"Delightful! Energetic and sure-footed"
"A glittering showcase of much of the best of the songwriting team's work"
Come hear the music play in First You Dream: The Music of Kander and Ebb, a celebration of the songwriting team who created Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Zorba, and many more hits. Directed by Eric Schaeffer and featuring a 23-piece orchestra conducted by Jon Kalbfleisch and a cast of bright Broadway stars--Heidi Blickenstaff (The Little Mermaid), James Clow (Assassins), Alan H. Green (Sister Act), Leslie Kritzer (A Catered Affair), Patina Miller (Sister Act), and Matthew Scott (Jersey Boys)--the musical revue covers the five-decade partnership of legendary songwriting duo John Kander and Fred Ebb. This "sure-footed and silky-throated" (The Washington Post) showcase includes "The Cell Block Tango," "Maybe This Time," "Ring Them Bells," "Sing Happy," "Razzle Dazzle," and other memorable songs.
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Conceived by David Loud and Eric Schaeffer
Scenic Design by James Kronzer
Costume Design by Kathleen Geldard
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Kai Harada
Orchestrations by William David Brohn
Vocal Arranger/Music Supervisor David Loud
Musical Staging by Karma Camp