NYC-ARTS had the opportunity to go behind the scenes of Susan Stroman’s staging of Franz Lehár’s The Merry Widow. The story concerns the fate of a beautiful wealthy widow. Her countrymen are determined to find the “right” husband to for her to remarry –- in order to keep her wealth within their reach.
Hear from Tony Award-winning director and choreographer, Susan Stroman about the show, enjoy clips from the casts’ rehearsal and a sneak peak of the design studios for the production.
Don’t miss Great Performances: The Merry Widow Friday, June 19 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN.