Opera Scotland

Lady in the Dark

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Kurt Weill (born Dessau, 2 March 1900; died New York, 3 April 1950).


Moss Hart


Ira Gershwin



First Performance: New York (Alvin Theatre), 23 January 1941.

First Performance in UK: Nottingham (Playhouse), 9 December 1981.

First Performance in Scotland:  Edinburgh (Usher Hall),  31 August 1988 (concert).

Scottish Opera premiere:  as above 1988.

The Cast

Dr Brooks
 a New York psychoanalyst
Liza Elliott
 Editor of 'Allure' magazine
Russell Paxton
 the house photographer

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