Music of the Night
In this musical revue created for the Center, hear favorites from Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Sunset Boulevard, and more.
Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber has made an enduring impact on modern musical theatre with more than twenty shows, several of which have run for over a decade on Broadway and the West End. One of only 18 with EGOT status (those who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, AND a Tony) in the world, his songs have transcended the stage and captivated listeners across the world.
As he celebrates his 75th birthday in 2023, the Great Lakes Center for the Arts will celebrate his many contributions to the arts and entertainment…and will treat audiences to some of Broadway’s most iconic anthems sung by some of the nation’s finest performers. In this musical revue created for the Center, hear your favorites from Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Sunset Boulevard, and more.
Cayman Ilika is delighted to return to the Great Lakes Center for the Arts after starring in the 2021 production of Always... Patsy Cline. Favorite credits include: Mamma Mia! (Donna) at Flat Rock Playhouse, Into the Woods (Baker's Wife), Kiss Me, Kate (Lilli Vanessi/Kate) and Austen’s Pride at The 5th Avenue Theatre, Oliver! (Nancy) at Musical Theatre West, the world premiere of Beatsville (Natasha) at Asolo Repertory Theatre, Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins), and Million Dollar Quartet (Dyanne) at Village Theatre, Jacques Brel... and Vanities (Kathy) at ACT Theatre, and Always… Patsy Cline (Patsy Cline) at CenterREP and Taproot Theatre Company. Cayman’s vocals can be heard on the Original Cast Album of Persuasion, and the Studio Cast Album of Yankee Doodle Dandy.
Lucy Hall is honored and excited to be making her concert debut at the Great Lakes Center for the Arts! She could recently be seen as the 'Bless the Lord' soloist/Dance Captain in Godspell, Selina in the academic premiere of this old haunt, and Dahl in Preludes, as well as originating the role of Lydia in Safe Hands: A New Musical, her NYC debut.
Justin Gregory Lopez
Justin Gregory Lopez- off-Broadway: Octet (Toby) at the Signature Theatre (Drama Desk Ensemble Award & OCR), Bare (Beto, Matt u/s) at New World Stages. Film/TV: Emmy-winning, Grammy-nominated Jesus Christ Superstar Live on NBC (Ensemble Soloist), Law & Order: SVU (Guest Star). Select regional credits include Leonard Bernstein’s Mass (1st Rock Tenor) at the Kennedy Center, Shakespeare’s As You Like It (Orlando) at Milwaukee Rep., Evita (Che) at Asolo Rep. as well as The REV Theatre Company, Fun Home (Roy, Mark, Pete, Bobby Jeremy) at Baltimore Center Stage, In the Heights (Usnavi) at the Ordway Center, Paint Your Wagon (Armando) at the 5th Avenue Theatre.
Louis Hobson is an artist/actor/producer who makes his home in Seattle. Broadway/OBC/Cast Album: Originated the Doctor in the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Next to Normal, Bonnie & Clyde, Leap of Faith, The People in the Picture. Regional Theatre: Into The Woods (Prince/Wolf), Jasper in Deadland (Lethe/Cast Album), Les Miserables (Valjean/Gregory Nomination), A Room with a View (George), Ragtime (Father), Assassins (Booth/Gregory Nomination), Jacques Brel, Spamalot (Galahad), Miss Saigon (Chris), Pippin (Pippin), West Side Story (Tony). Regional Film/TV: Lynn Shelton’s Outside In (SXSW) & Laggies (Sundance), Lucky Them (TIFF), The Man in the High Castle (Amazon), and the Academy Award-nominated Captain Fantastic (Cannes/Sundance). Producer: Shaun Cassidy’s The Magic of a Midnight Sky; Frank Wildhorn’s Death Note in Concert (London Palladium 2023); the Broadway-bound new musical, The Song of Bernadette, and Executive Producer for Burt Bacharach's 2022 Grammy-nominated album, Some Lovers.
Hannah Schuerman is delighted to be part of this concert with her past ALW experience including being a nine-year-old who would sing Phantom of the Opera every time her parents left the house. Other highlights in her life include The Light in the Piazza, Bridges of Madison County (Showtunes), Romy and Michele the Musical, The Sound of Music, and The Pajama Game (The 5th Ave), The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes and The Homefront (Village Theatre).
Ryan McCabe's numerous Seattle credits include acclaimed productions of Disney's Newsies, Chicago, Next to Normal, Green Day's American Idiot, Peter & the Starcatcher, [title of show], La Cage Aux Folles, and Parade.
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