Opera Scotland

Little Night Music A Little Night Music

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Stephen Sondheim (b Manhattan, 22 March 1930; d 26 November 2021)


Hugh Wheeler (Book)

Stephen Sondheim (Lyrics)


Film Smiles of a Summer Night (directed by Ingmar Bergman)



First Performance: New York (Shubert Theatre), 25 Debruary 1973.

First Performance in UK: London (Adelphi Theatre), 15 April 1975.

First Performance in Scotland: Pitlochry (Festival Theatre), 22 May 2015 (possibly earlier).


A Little Night Music is a fascinating piece, a serious musical comedy with most of the music in waltz time.

The Cast

Anne Egerman
 Fredrik's second wife
Count Carl Magnus Malcolm
Countess Charlotte Malcolm
 wife of Carl Magnus
Desirée Armfeldt
 Madame's daughter
Fredrik Egerman
 a Lawyer
Fredrika Armfeldt
 Madame's granddaughter
 Madame Armfeldt's manservant
Henrik Egerman
 Fredrik's son
Madame Armfeldt
Mr Erlansson
 of the Liebeslieder Quintet
Mr Lindquist
 of the Liebeslieder Quintet
Mrs Anderssen
 of the Liebeslieder Quintet
Mrs Nordstrom
 of the Liebeslieder Quintet
Mrs Segstrom
 of the Liebeslieder Quintet
 maid to the Egerman household

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