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Adelphi’s Best of Broadway Presents “Hammerstein & Sondheim”


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PRLog (Press Release) - Jan. 27, 2014 - GARDEN CITY, N.Y. -- The Department of Music at Adelphi University is proud to present another edition of its popular Best of Broadway series entitled “Hammerstein & Sondheim”.  The revue, directed by Michael Hume and accompanied by Adrienne Borbely, will be performed on Saturday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 23 at 3:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage of the Concert Hall at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) located at 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY.

"Hammerstein & Sondheim" will feature a talented cast of music and theatre students in songs and ensembles by two giants of American musical theatre.  Oscar Hammerstein II, in a career spanning four decades, was the librettist and lyricist for some of the most innovative and successful musicals of the 20th century, including Show Boat, written with composer Jerome Kern, and the series of musical plays in which he collaborated with composer Richard Rodgers, such as Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific and The King and I.  He also taught and mentored an aspiring composer/lyricist named Stephen Sondheim who would go on to set a new standard of creativity on Broadway with shows such as A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods and Sunday in the Park with George.

The tickets for the concert are on sale for $20. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit aupac.adelphi.edu. Information and tickets are also available by calling The Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office at (516) 877-4000 or by emailing boxoffice@adelphi.edu. Regular box office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The box office is also open 2 hours before most scheduled performances.

About Adelphi University: Adelphi is a world-class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs—College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies (http://derner.adelphi.edu/), Honors College (http://academics.adelphi.edu/honors-college/), Robert B. Willumstad School of Business (http://business.adelphi.edu/), Ruth S. Ammon School of Education (http://education.adelphi.edu/), University College (http://university-college.adelphi.edu/), College of Nursing and Public Health (http://nursing.adelphi.edu/) and the School of Social Work (http://socialwork.adelphi.edu/)—the coeducational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 43 states and 45 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and its centers in Manhattan (http://manhattan.adelphi.edu/), Suffolk County (http://suffolk.adelphi.edu/), and Poughkeepsie (http://hudson-valley.adelphi.edu/), the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies, in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.

Media Contact
Kali Chan
5168774040
chan@adelphi.edu

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