Moonlight in Vermont: An Outdoor Fancy Show was a celebration of influential jazz standards and the popular music of “The Great American Songbook” brought to you by Lyric Theatre, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, and ECHO: The Leahy Center for Lake Champlain. Performed by a string quartet from the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and one keyboardist, celebrating the music of Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Dorothy Fields, Meredith Willson, and more!
Production Supervisor: Kyla Waldron
Artistic Director: Lauren Renée Genta
Music Director: Matt LaRocca
Choreographer: Jenna Giguere
Stage Manager: Sarah Wright
Rehearsal Pianist: Randal Pierce
Technical Director: Ted Anderson
Sound Designer: Nate Venet
Lighting Designer: Cat Meyers
Costume Design and Styling Coordinator: Katy Albert
Title Design: H. H. Silver
Poster Design: Jordan Meserole
The Great American Songbook holds historical significance: we played it on our home pianos during the Great Depression, we listened to it on radio hours as breaking news pertaining to not one but two world wars interrupted broadcasts. Now, nearly a century later from the start of the canon, we are beginning to (cautiously) emerge from another nationwide trauma, and within us and this music are stories of resilience. These songs, their melodies and lyrics have not only become cultural touchstones, but personal ones as well.
*denotes first time in a Lyric Production
Sold out, moonlit, live performances outdoors on the Dealer.com Terrace, accompanied by “Museum After Dark” access provided by presenting partner, ECHO on the following dates.
September 23, 25, 26 at 7:00 pm