Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill (1982)
Music by Kurt Weil, Lyrics by Maxwell Anderson, Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Jacques Deval, Michael Feingold, Ira Gershwin, Paul Green, Langstone Hughes, Alan Jay Lerner, Ogden Nash, George Tabori, Arnold Weinstein Text and Format by Gene Lerner
Designed & Directed by Bruce Murray
From the program
A musical voyage of golden melody from the pen of Kurt Weill. This colourful revue mixes cabaret and commentary spanning a history of twenty years from his successes in Hitler's Germany to his triumphs in Truman's America. An evening of sheer bliss from a master of the theatre, presented by four singers.
The show covers 11 musicals and the lyrics of 12 writers including THE THREEPENNY OPERA, HAPPY END, THE RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY, LADY IN THE DARK and ONE TOUCH OF VENUS, and features such well-known songs as MACK THE KNIFE, BILBAO SONG, MANDALAY SONG, SURABAYA JOHNNY, MY SHIP, THE SAGA OF JENNY & LOST IN THE STARS.
- Paul Barnes - Guide
- John Hood - Singer
- Bruce Murray - Singer
- Ann Mattey - Singer
- Sue Goodes - Singer
- Musical Director - Ron Pite
- Stage Manager - Ann King
- Assistant Stage Managers - Danny Thomas, Robert Gorden
- Lighting - Peter Boon
- Sound - Stephen Smith
- Costumes - Jeanette Hoile
- P.A. - Jeanette Hoile
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- Only 4 colour photographs were taken of this production.
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