Joshua Bergasse will Choreograph Leonard Bernstein Tribute

The Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood, the climax of the venue’s season-long Leonard Bernstein tribute, will be recorded live August 25 for broadcast on PBS’ Great Performances series December 28 at 9 PM ET.

Host and six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald will be joined onstage by guest artists Midori, Yo-Yo Ma, Kian Soltani, Nadine Sierra, Susan Graham, Isabel Leonard, Thomas Hampson, Jessica Vosk (Wicked), and Tony Yazbeck (On the Town), with James Darrah serving as director and Joshua Bergasse serving as choreographer. This multi-media event will also include video montages about Bernstein’s life and messages from people around the world who have been inspired by his legacy as a musician and as a dominant cultural figure of his time.”

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