By Michael Gioia
26 May 2012
|Photo by Sara Caruso|
Directed by Vincent Marini, the limited engagement continues through June 16 and features Haley Swindal Grace Field, Michael Padgett and Matthew G. Myers.
All I Ask of You, which features a nine-piece onstage orchestra under the direction of James Higgins, is a "grand showcase of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's music," according to press notes. "[All I Ask of You] features his biggest and most memorable hits from such musicals as The Phantom of the Opera, Starlight Express, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, Sunset Boulevard, Evita and more."
Lloyd Webber won Original Score Tony Awards for his work on Evita, Cats and Sunset Boulevard. He is currently represented on Broadway with this season's Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita as well as the long-running Phantom of the Opera.
Surflight's 2012 season continues with the family-favorite musicals Annie (June 19-July 21) and Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music (July 24-Aug. 25), an original musical comedy Once Upon A Time in New Jersey (Aug. 28-Sept. 16), Steel Magnolias (Sept. 19-Oct. 7), I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (Oct. 10-21), Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park (Oct. 24-Nov. 4) and Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Nov. 23-Dec. 21).
The Surflight Theatre is located at 201 Engleside Avenue in Beach Haven, NJ. For more information and tickets, call (609) 492-9477 or visit Surflight.org.