When first presented on Broadway, Robert Preston and Mary Martin portrayed the couple under the ‘magnifying glass'. This time 'round James Werner and Michaela Sessum fulfilled the roles in this Western Slope production.
"I DO! I DO!", composed by Harvey Schmidt and lyricist Tom Jones, debuted on Broadway in 1966 and was performed 560 times. Robert Preston went on to achieve the coveted Tony Award in 1967 for best performance by a leading actor in a musical!
Both portrayals, Jim Werner as Michael Snow and Micheala Sessum as Agnes Snow, were awarded acclaim by audience laughter and applause, with High Desert Opera putting the institution of marriage under the microscope in this unique Grand Junction event!
"I DO I DO!" Production Highlights!!
"I DO! I DO!" was presented through special arrangement with Music Theater International(MTI).