Bernstein Returns to Skylark (and New York)

by John Birge, Minnesota Public Radio
June 8, 2012
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St. Paul, Minn. — Last year, Skylark Opera performed Leonard Bernstein's seldom heard musical "On the Town." This year, Bernstein is back in the delightful comedy "Wonderful Town," which opens tomorrow night and runs thru Father's Day.

Although the two shows were composed nine years apart (1944 and 1953), they share Bernstein's snappy New York energy, and the witty lyrics of Comden & Green.

We got a sneak preview of two love songs from Wonderful Town from singers Sarah Lawrence and Gabriel Preisser, and learned more about Skylark Opera's production from director Bob Neu.

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