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Lady in the Dark

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Music

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

Book

Moss Hart

Lyrics

Ira Gershwin

 

Premieres

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

Beekman
 
Ben
 
Charley Johnson
 
Delivery Boy
 
Dr Brooks
 a New York psychoanalyst
First Boy
 
First Girl
 
First Man
 
First Solo Tenor
 
First Woman
 
Kendall Nesbitt
 
Liza Elliott
 Editor of 'Allure' magazine
Man from Texas
 
Man with Flowers
 
Marine
 
Pierre
 
Randy Curtis
 
Ringmaster
 
Russell Paxton
 the house photographer
Second Boy
 
Second Girl
 
Second Man
 
Second Solo Tenor
 
Second Woman
 
Sutton
 Miss Elliott's maid
Third Girl
 
Truck Driver
 

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