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     THE BEsT Of
RODGERs & HAMMERsTEiN:
 BROADWAy iN CONCERT
                                              Starring




      DAviD                                 LEsLiE                          CHRisTiANE
     BuRNHAM                               KRiTzER                            NOLL
           Violin                                Bass                               Drums
      DEANN                                 GEOff                                 MARK
   LETOuRNEAu                              NEuMAN                                 PARDy
                                     Music Director / Pianist
                                   MARK HARTMAN
                                        Producer/Director
                              GORDON GREENBERG

     Saturday, January 30, 2010 • 8 p.m.
      Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall
           Although unanticipated, programs and artists are subject to change without notice.
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    president’s letter




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                         TonighT’s Program selecTions
“Some Enchanted Evening” (All) .............................................. South Pacific
“Surry with a Fringe on Top” (David) ........................................Oklahoma!
“Cockeyed Optimist/Wonderful Guy” (Christiane).................. South Pacific
“Sixteen Going on Seventeen” (David, Leslie) ................ The Sound of Music
“Mister Snow” (Christiane) .............................................................Carousel
“We Kiss in a Shadow” (Leslie, David) ..................................The King and I
“I Can’t Say No”(Christiane)........................................................Oklahoma!
“Love Look Away” (David) .............................................. Flower Drum Song
“The Gentleman Is a Dope” (Leslie) .................................................. Allegro
“How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?” (David) .... The Sound of Music
“Stepsisters’ Lament” (Leslie, Christiane) ..................................... Cinderella
“This Nearly Was Mine”(David) ............................................... South Pacific
“Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair” (Leslie, Christiane)..... South Pacific
“My Favorite Things” (David, Leslie, Christiane)............ The Sound of Music
“Edelweiss” (Leslie) ......................................................... The Sound of Music
“Ten Minutes Ago” (Christiane) ................................................... Cinderella
“What’s the Use of Wond’rin” (Leslie) .............................................Carousel
“I Have Dreamed” (David) ....................................................The King and I
“Grand Night for Singing” (David, Leslie, Christiane) ..................State Fair
  The selection list is provided for information purposes only. The order or performance may be changed and
                         songs may be added or deleted at the discretion of the performers.


                          abouT TonighT’s Performers
     David Burnham played Fiyero in the                 and the Metropolitan Room.
Broadway production of Wicked having                         David first gained critical acclaim
created the role in the original Los Angeles            when, after a two year search, he was chosen
workshop productions. David was a                       to replace Donny Osmond in the national
member of the original Broadway cast of                 tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph
the 6-time Tony Award winning musical                   and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
The Light In The Piazza, performing                     (Dramalogue Award) a role which he
on both the Tony Awards and the PBS                     has subsequently played 4 more times in
telecast Live From Lincoln Center. David                productions all over the country.
was the 2007 recipient of the prestigious                    At Boston’s North Shore Music
Helen Hayes Award for best actor as well                Theatre he created the role of Tom in the
as the 2007 best actor Garland Award for                new musical, Tom Jones, as well as the role
his portrayal of Fabrizio Nacarelli in the              of Billy (opposite Maureen McGovern) in
national tour of The Light In The Piazza.               the new musical Letters from ‘Nam, a role
     In New York City he lent his talent                which he reprised at The Kennedy Center
to the Actor’s Fund production of On the                and Seattle’s Village Theatre. In Chicago he
Twentieth Century at The New Amsterdam                  originated the role of Charlie in the world
Theatre and performed his solo concert at               premiere of Peggy Sue Got Married, after
the famed New York jazz club, Birdland,                                                 continued on page 10
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     touring the country as Peter in the national        She received a 2006 Drama Desk
     tour of Jesus Christ Superstar (opposite Ted   nomination for Outstanding Featured
     Neeley).                                       Actress in a Musical for The Great American
          Other stage productions include the       Trailer Park Musical, followed by a 2007
     Los Angeles premiere of The Road Theatre       Special Achievement MAC Award for her
     production of The Woman In Black (the          show “Leslie Kritzer Is Patti LuPone at Les
     Actor) directed by Ken Sawyer, Assassins       Mouches,” and a 2007 Clarence Derwent
     (John Hinckley) at Reprise with members        Award for her performance as Serena in
     of the original Broadway cast, Children of     Legally Blonde.
     Eden (Caine - Robby Award) at Musical               Kritzer recently starred in A Catered
     Theatre West, Godspell (Jesus) at the St.      Affair, portraying Janey Hurley, the
     Louis MUNY, and Pirates of Penzance            character played by Debbie Reynolds in
     (Fredrick) at The Sacramento Music             the 1956 feature film of the same name
     Circus.                                        and starred in the Encores! staged concert
          On film, David was the voice of           presentation of On the Town in November
     the Prince in the Warner Bros. animated        2008, as Hildy, the amorous and aggressive
     feature The King & I, and can also be heard    taxi driver.
     as Willy in Disney’s Home On The Range.             In May of 2009, Kritzer performed in
     Recordings include the soundtracks to          the musical Cabaret at the Theatre Under
     Ghepetto, The King & I, and Home on the        The Stars, portraying the lead role of Sally
     Range, and the recordings Strouse, Schwartz,   Bowles.
     & Schwartz; Lerner, Loewe, & Lane; and              At the 2009 New York Musical Theatre
     Lee Lessack’s In Good Company.                 Festival (NYMF), Kritzer performed
          David’s debut solo CD, David              in Judas and Me in the role of the angel
     Burnham, for LML Music, was released in        Gabriel.
     2007 and is available online at Amazon.
     com, iTunes, Barnes and Noble Bookstores,           Christiane Noll is a New York-
     and other fine retailers.                      born, New Jersey-raised actress made
                                                    her Broadway debut starring in Jekyll &
          Leslie Kritzer is an award-winning        Hyde, creating the role of Emma. Ms.
     Broadway actress. She recently played          Noll received an Ovation Award for her
     Monica in the Off-Broadway musical             comedic turn as Hope Cladwell in the
     Rooms: A Rock Romance and is from              National Tour of Urinetown and wowed
     Livingston, New Jersey.                        audiences again as Vanna Vane in the new
          Kritzer, a 1999 graduate of the           musical The Mambo Kings. Most recently,
     University of Cincinnati College-              she soared as Jane Smart in the American
     Conservatory of Music, has also appeared       premier of The Witches of Eastwick.
     on Broadway in Hairspray and was the                Ms. Noll has been living up to her
     character Serena in Legally Blonde: The        reputation as being “one of the most
     Musical. Off-Broadway she has been seen        versatile actresses in the American Musical
     in The Great American Trailer Park Musical,    Theatre” with a varied repertoire in
     Bat Boy and Godspell, and her regional         Broadway, opera, operetta and jazz. She
     credits include Vanities (Kathy), Babes in     has been a frequent guest soloist as part of
     Arms (Baby Rose), and both Grease (Rizzo)      Bravo Broadway with symphony orchestras
     and Funny Girl (Fanny) at Paper Mill
     Playhouse.                                                               continued on page 19
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around the world, including the National      her opera debut with Plácido Domingo
Symphony and Marvin Hamlisch, the             and the Washington National Opera in
Cincinnati Pops and Eric Kunzel, the          The Merry Widow as Valencienne at The
Jerusalem Symphony and Don Pippin,            Kennedy Center and her Carnegie Hall
the Philadelphia Pops and Peter Nero, as      debut with Skitch Henderson, in his last
well as appearances with The Cleveland        pops performance, as one of the three
Orchestra, the Detroit Symphony, The San      Broadway Divas with The New York Pops.
Francisco Symphony, and the Sinfonica               Christiane has performed her solo
Brasileira in Rio. She has released three     show in cabaret at The Plush Room, The
solo CD’s: Christiane Noll - A Broadway       Duplex, Arci’s Place, The China Club,
Love Story and The Ira Gershwin Album,        Peaches, B. Smith’s and The West Bank
both on Fynsworth Alley, as well as Live      Café as well as being a featured member of
at the Westbank Café on 2Die4 Records.        the Broadway Inspirational Voices/Gospel
She supplied the singing-voice of Anna in     Choir.
the Warner Brothers animated feature The            Other recordings: The King & I (Sony
King and I, and starred on Broadway in It     Classic); Jekyll & Hyde (Atlantic); Little by
Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues.                  Little, Sondheim at the Movies, Primetime
      Ms. Noll was critically acclaimed for   Musicals, Cinderella, The Burt Bacharach
her operetta performances as Marianne in      Album, The Paul Simon Album, The Stephen
City Center ENCORES! The New Moon             Schwartz Album, The Sondheim Collection
and Kathie in The Student Prince. Other       (all with Varese Sarabande); The Stephen
favorite roles include the baker’s wife in    Sondheim Album (Fynsworth Alley); A
Into the Woods, Mabel in Mack & Mabel,        Christmas Survival Guide, What’s a Nice
working with Jerry Herman and winning         Girl Like You..., Z - The Masked Musical (all
a Connecticut Critics Circle Award, Lizzie    with Car-Jam Records); Bravo Broadway
in Lizzie Borden, Genevieve in The Baker’s    2 and The Three Broadway Divas (Jay
Wife, Carrie in Carousel and Mabel in         Records).
The Pirates of Penzance. She starred in the         Christiane is a graduate of Carnegie
premieres of Frankenstein (37 Arts), The      Mellon University and has established
Piper (NY Music Theatre Festival), Kept       the Charlotte Black Memorial Fund as
(Krieger/Russell), Take Flight (Maltby/       an endowed award and off stage, don’t be
Shire), Call the Children Home (Primary       surprised if you see her falling from a sky
Stages), Little by Little and A Fine and      near you, as Christiane has been known
Private Place (York Theater).                 to jump from planes or hanglide on more
      She has been a member of the national   than one occasion. Other daring interests
tours of Grease! as Sandy, Miss Saigon as     she has in the outdoors include; hiking,
Ellen, and City of Angels as Mallory/Avril    rock climbing, scuba diving, training for
as well as a tour of Australia and Thailand   the NYC Marathon, and quite possibly the
as Nellie in South Pacific. Ms. Noll made     most dangerous . . . golfing.




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                                               introduction to the arts
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      Marjorie	Rappaport	Foundation.
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      children	to	the	powerful	experiences	the	arts	can	provide	helps	build	future	arts	audiences,	
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