MIZ / SAIGON: IN CONCERT

the Musicals by ALAIN BOUBLIL and CLAUDE-MICHEL SCHONBERG

Music by
CLAUDE-MICHEL SCHONBERG

Lyricists
ALAIN BOUBLIL
HERBERT KRETZMER
RICHARD MALTBY JR

Produced by
Broadway Concert Series Inc.

 

The next best thing to seeing a Broadway show is the “Broadway Concert Series” experience.
Enjoy the talents of top Canadian musical theatre performers singing highlights from Les Misérables and Miss Saigon in a classy and visually engaging production. You will not want to miss this one!

Les Misérables & Miss Saigon are sung-through musicals with music by Claude-Michel Schönberg and original French-language lyrics by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, alongside an English-language libretto with accompanying English-language lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer (Les Misérables) and lyrics by Boublil and Richard Maltby for Miss Saigon.

Les Misérables is based on the Victor Hugo Novel and Miss Saigon is based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly.

 

Featuring:

Ma-Anne Dionisio (Kim, MISS SAIGON, Diana, NEXT TO NORMAL Toronto), Jeff Madden (Frankie Valli, JERSEY BOYS and COME FROM AWAY Toronto), David Silvestri (LES MISERABLES, COME FROM AWAY Toronto), George Masswohl (Mayor, COME FROM AWAY Toronto, FIDDLER Stratford), Cailin Stadnyk (COME FROM AWAY Toronto, MAMMA MIA, Aquarius), Franc-Anton Harwart (Engineer, MISS SAIGON L.A.) and Emily Roitman (singing Castle on a Cloud) with Robert Graham on Piano.

Saturday Sept 7. 2019
2:00pm & 8:00pm

FOR TICKETS
Call box office at: 855-985-2787

Toronto Centre For The Arts
5040 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario

Overture
The Movie In My Mind
Why God Why?
Sun & Moon
The Telephone Song
Morning Of The Dragon
I Still Believe
If You Want To Die In Bed
I Will Give My Life For You
Bui-Doi
Now That I’ve Seen Her
The Confrontation
The American Dream

Prologue
What Have I Done?
I Dreamed A Dream
Who Am I?
Confrontation
Castle On A Cloud
Master Of The House
Stars
Love Montage
On My Own
Dog Eats Dog
Empty Chairs
Javert’s Suicide
Bring Him Home

BIOS

Ma Anne Dionisio Concert Singer

Ma Anne Dionisio

Kim/Eponine

Ma-Anne Dionisio is best known for playing the title role ‘Kim’ in the Canadian Premiere of Miss Saigon. Some of her other credits include ‘Eponine’ in Les Miserables in the West End London, ‘Bertrande’ in Martin Guerre, ‘Maria’ in West Side Story at Stratford, and ‘Grizabella’ in Cats Toronto.

David Silvestri Concert Singer

David Silvestri

John/Valjean

David is thrilled to join this amazing cast, bringing once more this incredible music to the stage. Selected credits include: KinkyBoots/Mirvish (Hooch/US Don), Sousatska, world premiere (current), Prom Queen, world premiere (Lonni Wynn), Les Miserables/Mirvish(Combferre/ US Valjean), Les Mis in Concert (Valjean), Fiddler On the Roof(Mordcha us/Tevye), Guys and Dolls(Big Julie), Too Many Cooks(Shirly), Kiss of the Spiderwoman(Valentin), Little Shop of horrors(Orin Scrivello DDS), A Funny Thing Happened…(Milos Gloriosus), Falsettos(Marvin), Into the Woods(WolfPrince), Sweeney Todd in concert(Sweeney), Aladdin the Panto(Abanaza), Noises Off (Frederick Fellows), Death of a Salesman(Biff), The King and I(King), Julius Caesar(Marcus Brutus),
Stratford Festival: 42nd Street, Pirates of Penzance
Disney: Toy Story the Musical(Buzz Lightyear), Hercules the Musial(Hades), Beauty and the Beast(Gaston), Twice Charmed a Cinderella Story(The Grand Duke)

David Sings with Jennifer Hudson

Jeff Madden

Chris/Marius

Jeff is thrilled to be returning to Broadway Concert Series! Selected Toronto credits: ‘Kevin T’ in Come From Away (Mirvish), Forever Plaid (Starvox/Mirvish), Echoes (SEOKcreative), ‘Frankie Valli’ in Dancap’s Jersey Boys (Dora Award for Outstanding Performance), and Angelwalk’s I Love You Because (Dora Nomination for Outstanding Performance). Elsewhere: 8 seasons at the Shaw Festival, including Frank in Wonderful Town, Spinell in Tristan, Wee Farley in Belle Moral, Baby Face in Happy End, Homer in Floyd Collins, Man and Superman, Three Sisters, Caesar and Cleopatra. Also: Danny in Grease (Stage West Calgary), Teddy in Emily (Charlottetown), Jack in Lady, Be Good (MTC). Film and Television: Mayday (Discovery), Murdoch Mysteries (Shaftsbury/CBC). Jeff holds a Masters of Education from U of T and is a proud faculty member at Sheridan College’s Musical Theatre Performance Program. Thanks to Bruce at Talent House. Love and hugs to Christine and our girls Sydney and Emily.

Cailin Stadnyk

Ellen/Fantine/Cosette

Franc-Anton Harwart

Engineer/Thenardier

After 7 years as an Army instructor Franc hung up his combat boots for dance shoes which has taken him all over the world. His extensive performance credits include television commercials (The Food Network, Footlocker, Labatts, Adidas), luxury cruise lines (Royal Caribbean, Holland America), Canada’s Wonderland and The Charlottetown Festival in PEI. Professional stage credits include Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Baker/Levi), The Buddy Holly Story (Ritchie Valens), Into The Woods (Wolf). For the role of the Engineer in Miss Saigon, which he has played in Canada, the US, and Germany, Franc was the winner of the Los Angeles Ovation Award for Lead Actor in a musical. Also an avid sports fan, he has had the honour of singing the national anthems at the Skydome in Toronto and Giants Stadium in San Francisco. His greatest role is daddy to his 4 little girls Emilia, Keira, Renee, and Jacqueline.

George Masswohl

Javert

George’s most recent appearances include: Claude in Come From Away (Mirvish), Matthew in Anne of Green Gables for the Charlottetown Festival; the world premiere of the Alan Menken/David Spencer musical adaptation of The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz at Montreal’s Segal Centre; Sweeney Todd with Newfoundland’s Opera on the Avalon and the Vancouver Opera Company; The Canadian Stage Company’s groundbreaking production of London Road (Dora Award); Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof at Stage West Mississauga; Seussical for YPT/The Citadel (Dora nomination); The Winter’s Tale for Canadian Stage Company; Parade for Studio 180/Acting Up Stage; and Oh, What a Lovely War! for Soulpepper (Dora nomination). Other credits include Fiddler on the Roof, The Threepenny Opera and Guys and Dolls for The Stratford Festival; A Little Night Music and Follies for the Shaw Festival; Sweeney Todd for Canadian Stage (Dora nomination), Showboat for Livent, and Time and Again for the Manhattan Theatre Club. George also manages, records, and tours with his baritone trio BRAVURA.

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Emily Roitman

Castle on a Cloud

Robert Graham

Piano

Robert Graham is a Toronto based Canadian/Australian pianist, singer and songwriter. He has worked as a professional pianist, accompanist, vocalist, music director and vocal/repertoire coach – including two UK tours with Canadian roots supergroup “Tanglefoot”. Robert is an award winning songwriter – and together with his eclectic band The Fairest and Best www.thefairestandbest.com), he has generated several contracts for TV and film.

His most recent MD role was “Echoes – A New Musical” at the 2016 Toronto Fringe Festival. www.robertgraham.org