The Program

Charismatic song maestro Steven Blier enlists the talents of soprano Mikaela Bennett, bass Matt Boehler, and actor Kathleen Chalfant for this exploration of the Bard’s influence on music over the centuries. Join the New York Festival of Song for a late-night edition of one of their warm and witty shows at the beautiful Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse featuring beautiful music and poetry, fascinating stories, complimentary wine, and endless views of the city below.


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“Entertainment though elucidation...always a pleasure, and underneath the charms of the music and the singing is a foundation of fascinating, open-ended ideas. The music explores serious subjects, and the experience is serious fun.”
– New York Classical Review on the New York Festival of Song

Venue and Accessibility

165 West 65th Street
  • Large-print programs
    Large-print programs
  • Braille programs
    Braille programs
  • Wheelchair-accessible seating
    Wheelchair-accessible seating
  • Assistive listening devices
    Assistive listening devices

For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please contact [email protected] or 212.875.5375.

For ticketing information and general questions, please call 212.721.6500.

A Little Night Music

Lyrics by Shakespeare

New York Festival of Song

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 10:00 pm Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Tickets on sale April 16. Member presale starts April 4.

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Steven Blier, pianist, host, and arranger (Mostly Mozart Festival debut)

Mikaela Bennett, soprano (Mostly Mozart Festival debut)

Matt Boehler, bass (Mostly Mozart Festival debut)

Kathleen Chalfant, reader (Mostly Mozart Festival debut)

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