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Looking Back on the 1999 Season:

June 3-27, 1999
The Yeomen of the Guard

by Sir W.S. Gilbert & Sir Arthur Sullivan

Directed by Bob Jolly

The Victorian masters of music, mirth and merriment set this macabre musical in Henry VIII's grim Tower of London.

Bolt, bar and key cannot contain the prisoners of love in this dark, romantic comedy. Gilbert & Sullivan considered this to be their best contribution to the Savoy operettas.

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July 8-25, 1999
Measure for Measure

by William Shakespeare

Directed by Spiro Veloudos

"Measure for Measure" implies "an eye for an eye."

Shakespeare's tale of justice and mercy, reason and appetite, the natural world and the divine, is conceived not as an allegory but in terms of the state and individual human being.

For Angelo and Isabella, it is an awakening and journeying towards self-knowledge. This comedy of forgiveness is an electrifying intense evening of outstanding theatre!

August 5-September 5, 1999

Book by Arthur Kopit
Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Directed by Peter A. Carey

Musical Direction by Jonathan Goldberg

1982 Tony award-winning Best Musical, concerns the travails of Guido Contini - a forty-year old Italian movie director - and the twenty-one women in his life.

Set against the backdrop of shooting his current movie, Guido suffers from a mid-life crisis while struggling with the fear of artistic failure and romantic infidelity. Guided by his 9 year-old self, Guido finds salvation in his one true love - his wife Luisa.

Spiro Veloudos will return to the stage to portray Guido in this musical spectacular. This is the musical adaptation of Fellini's 8 1/2

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