Lerner & Loewe's
Camelot - Spring 2011
Mount Vernon, WA
March 19, 20, 25, 26, 27
Kirkland Performance Center
King Arthur & the Knights of the Round Table, Lancelot, Guenevere....! Come join us for a beautiful performance of "Camelot"!
April 9, 10, 15, 16, 17
Bountiful drama, lush score, elegant costumes, grand sets, professional actors, heartwarming ensemble, live orchestra, all reflect Lyric Light Opera's trademark of excellence.
Experience "one brief shining moment" that was Camelot.
Relive the enduring legend of King Arthur, Guenevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table in an enchanting fable of chivalry, honor and brotherhood. Dazzling and spellbinding with sweeping romance and historic grandeur, this classic musical speaks to our time and for all time.
The celebrated score includes the classics "If Ever I would Leave You," "The Simple Joys of Maidenhood," and "Camelot." Winner of 4 Tony Awards.
Starring Greg StoneGreg Stone as King Arthur
Greg is thrilled to be back in the Pacific Northwest after spending the last fifteen years both touring the country and working in NY. Broadway: Les Miserables, Oklahoma!, Urban Cowboy and The Pirate Queen. Greg played Jean Valjean and Chris in the national touring companies of Les Miserables and Miss Saigon. In 2009 he was nominated for a Helen Hayes award for Outstanding Lead Actor for his portrayal of Jean ValJean at the Signature Theatre. More recently he was Arvid in Kristina a Concert performed both at Carnegie Hall and Royal Albert Hall, CD by Decca Records.
Megan Chenovick as Guenevere
Lyric Coloratura Soprano and crossover artist, Megan Chenovick, passionately performs in opera and musical theatre alike. Lyric Light Opera patrons may recall Megan as the lovely Fiona in Brigadoon. And Skagit Opera patrons may recall Megan's performances as Barbarina in The Marriage of Figaro and Annina in La Traviata. The Seattle Men's & Women's Chorus recently featured Megan as their guest diva singing "Glitter & Be Gay" for the 30th Anniversary concert at McCaw Hall. Other recent highlights include the title role in La Périchole with the Hans Wolf Operetta Series, Giannetta in "L'elisir d'amore" with Tacoma Opera, "The Color of Coloratura" with the Federal Way Symphony, and Magnolia in "Show Boat" with the Village Theatre. Upcoming engagements include Musetta in La Bohème with Bellevue Opera March 4th-5th, 2011. Megan is a 2010 & 2009 Northwest Regional Metropolitan Opera National Council Finalist, and a 2007 & 2008 recipient of a training fund grant from the Seattle Opera Guild.
Logan Benedict as Lancelot
Seattle-area native and Boston Conservatory graduate, Logan Benedict, has been featured at Seattle's Fifth Avenue Theatre most notably as one of the "agonizing" princes in "Into the Woods" and most recently as Simeon in "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat". Logan also covered Adam in The 5th's production of "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers". Regionally Logan appeared at the Stuart Street Playhouse in Stuart Ross' Boston revival of "Forever Plaid"; "Elegies for Angels..", directed by creator Bill Russell; as Harold Hill in a tribute concert with Shirley Jones, and as a Broadway Series soloist with The Boston Pops. He stole the show as Gaston in Lyric Light Opera's "Beauty and the Beast" in 2008. Logan is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association and is a strong supporter of Seattle talent. He urges our local theatres, just like Lyric Light Opera, to continue nurturing our home grown stars. www.loganbenedict.com.
Ovations at every
Outstanding cast, production, sets, costumes, lighting. Truly 1st rate.
Singing is much better and invigorating than the Camelot movie musical
I felt like I was at a Broadway production
Wow....impressive, amazing performance!
Great presentation by LLO, always professional
The scenery and costumes are just fabulous! Best I've ever seen!
Again, you all amaze me. Thank you for a great performance!