Handel’s “Messiah” conducted by Dan Redfeld

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Music at Westwood’s annual performance of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah,” will be held on Friday evening, November 30, 2018, at 8 pm at Westwood Presbyterian Church. The audience will join the Westwood Master Choir, six esteemed vocal soloists and the Westwood Chamber Symphony (with Elizabeth Hedman, concertmaster & Namhee Han, organ), forming a 150-voice choir as part of the traditional “Messiah … Read More

Patrick Cassidy’s “Just Another Family Tree” will feature arrangements/music direction by Dan Redfeld

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Film, TV and stage star Patrick Cassidy will present his one man show, “Just Another Family Tree,” at the Scherr Forum Theatre, Friday, June 22nd, at 8 pm. It will be an evening filled with songs and stories from Patrick’s life growing up in a showbiz family (which includes Shirley Jones, Jack Cassidy, Shawn Cassidy and David Cassidy) and his … Read More

Tony nominee Susan Egan reprises Belle in Beauty and the Beast

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Susan Egan, who received Tony and Drama Desk nominations for creating the role of Belle in the original Broadway production of Beauty and the Beast, will return to the career-defining Disney character in 5 Star Theatricals’ production this summer. Featuring music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and a book by Linda Woolverton, this classic musical … Read More

Dan Redfeld music directs Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”

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Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” will be presented by 5 Star Theatricals. Featuring music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and a book by Linda Woolverton, this classic musical will be directed by Yvette Bishop with musical direction by Dan Redfeld (who also conducts) and choreography by Cheryl Baxter. Beauty and the Beast is based on … Read More

Dan Redfeld Wins Broadway World’s Best Musical Direction (Local Production) Award

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Dan was awarded Broadway World’s Best Musical Direction (Local Production) award for his work on 5 Star Theatrical’s production of Peter Pan which ran in July, 2017. Leading actress Carly Bracco (Peter Pan) and choreographer Cheryl Baxter also won Broadway World awards for their work on the show. Peter Pan ran for 10 performances and was hailed by critics for … Read More

Dan Redfeld music directs Disney’s “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”

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Disney’s “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” will be presented by 5 Star Theatricals. Featuring music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, this timeless musical will be directed by Misti Wills with music direction by Dan Redfeld (who also conducts the 15 piece orchestra featuring Michael Starobin and Larry Blank’s original orchestrations) and choreography by Michelle Elkin. Starring Will … Read More

Guys and Dolls at the Tutor Center for the Performing Arts

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Dan Redfeld has begun rehearsals for Frank Loesser’s “Guys and Dolls”. The winner of 5 Tony Awards, an enormous hit in 1951 and numerous revivals, this beloved classic features the timeless hit songs Guys and Dolls, I’ll Know, Luck Be A Lady, Adelaide’s Lament, Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat and I’ve Never Been in Love Before. Guys and Dolls … Read More

Dan Redfeld conducts the New West Symphony

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Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Resident Companies (5-Star Theatricals, Pacific Festival Ballet and New West Symphony) join forces in a first-time collaboration to perform iconic numbers from the well-loved musicals of Rodgers & Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Dan Redfeld will lead theatre stars Susan Egan (Tony award nominee, and Broadway’s original Belle in Beauty and the Beast), Anthony Crivello (Tony … Read More

LA Opera’s EduCom production of “The White Bird of Poston” Begins

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Dan music directs and conducts Eli Villanueva’s “White Bird of Poston”  for LA Opera’s Education & Community Engagement department. Directed by composer Eli Villanueva, this opera focuses on one Japanese-American girl’s internment in the Poston War Relocation Center during World War II. Cast TBA.

Dan Redfeld conducts Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

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Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s “Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamboat” will be presented by 5 Star Theatricals (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre). Dates are October 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21 and 22, 2017. Featuring Laura Dickinson, Adam Hollick and Patrick Cassidy, the musical will feature direction by Will North (Managing Director of 5 Star Theatricals), choreography by hip-hop … Read More