‘Evening’ dawns at Baylis Theater

Sondheim tuner to be part of Lost Musicals series

The theatrical premiere of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim’s “Evening Primrose” will bow July 3 at the Lilian Baylis Theater in London.

Part of the Lost Musicals series, tuner is based on the short story by Brit author John Collier. In 1967, ‘Primrose” was originally broadcast in the U.S. for one live television performance, starring Anthony Perkins and Dorothy Stickney.

Story centers on a poet, Charles, who escapes the world by living in a department store, where he falls in love with one of the window mannequins. Michael Matus (“The Comedy of Errors”) and Jennifer Higham (“The Pillowman”) will star as Charles and the mannequin, Ella. Ian Marshall Fisher will helm.

Betsy Blair (“Marty”) and Gary Raymond (“Grand Hotel”) will also appear in the cast of “Primrose,” whose perfs continue each Sunday in July.

Fisher originated series to highlight little-known works by American legit writers.

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