CSO: The Princess Bride in Concert at Ravinia Festival

Friday, August 16, 2024 at Gates Open: 5 p.m. Concert Starts: 7:30 p.m.

Ravinia Festival
200 Ravinia Park Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
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CSO: The Princess Bride in Concert at Ravinia Festival

Fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles … Experience one of the most beloved films of all time as never before… with the power of a full symphony orchestra performing the entire musical score live-to-picture!

Directed by Rob Reiner, The Princess Bride features an all-star cast including Robin Wright, Cary Elwes, Wallace Shawn, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Billy Crystal, Carol Kane, Christopher Guest, Fred Savage, and André the Giant.

The great Peter Falk narrates this romantic tale of the beautiful maiden, Buttercup, and her one true love, a young farm hand named Westley. After he’s captured by a ruthless pirate and presumed dead, Buttercup’s unhappy marriage to the horrible Prince Humperdinck seems inevitable. But before the wedding can take place, she’s kidnapped by three outlaws and it’s up to a mysterious Man in Black to come to her rescue …

Now for the first time, composer Mark Knopfler’s unforgettable score has been specially arranged for symphony orchestra. Missing this cinematic concert experience would be inconceivable!

For more information, call 847.266.5100 [email protected]

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