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Musical (1986)


Musique: Charles Strouse
Paroles: Stephen Schwartz
Livret: Joseph Stein

Type de série: Revival
Théâtre: Spitalfields Market Opera (Londres - Angleterre)
Durée :
Nombre :
Première Preview : mardi 18 juin 1996
Première : mardi 18 juin 1996
Dernière : dimanche 23 juin 1996
Mise en scène : Raymond Wright • Barry Hooper
Chorégraphie :
Avec : Jill Gardner (Rebecca), Lee Wright/ Daryl Fox (David), Terry Ashwell (Older David), Richard Reece (Nathan Hershkowitz), Simon Rothman (Saul), Gill Hack (Bella Cohen), Denis Steer (Avram), Josh Rochford (Ben Levitowitz),
Commentaires : Notes: The original 1986 Broadway production closed after only four performances (and 18 previews) and a dramatically rewritten and streamlined production was created in 1991 and performed at The American Jewish Theatre, New York City. This version had 9 actors playing all of the roles, and a reduced set, with two pushcarts on stage and imaginary windows, with the actors describing the exterior activity. The music was provided by two pianos. The story was now told in retrospect by the Older David, the heroine's young son.
The first UK production, at the Kenneth More Theatre in 1992 was basically the original 1986 version with one or two amendments from the 1991 re-write. This version at the Spitalfields Market Opera was the 1991 version but instead of 9 actors playing many different parts, it was enlarged with a cast of 25 and with an orchestra rather than a piano score. Accordingly, it counted as the fourth different version of this show.


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