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Edwin Drood [sound recording] : Delacorte Theatre performance

Title
Edwin Drood [sound recording] : Delacorte Theatre performance / by Rupert Holmes.
Author
Holmes, Rupert.
Publication
Aug. 28, 1985.

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1 of 2AudioNo restrictions *LTC 6619 [Cassette] 1 of 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
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Additional Authors
Found In
New York Shakespeare Festival records, 1954-1992.
Description
2 sound cassettes : analog, stereo.
Uniform Title
Mystery of Edwin Drood
Alternative Title
  • Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • New York Shakespeare Festival recordings collection.
Subject
Note
  • Credits and production information taken from the book: New York Shakespeare Festival, the people and the plays.
  • In this performance, the ending of the musical is dependent in audience participation. In this recording, Bazzard was voted to be the character Datchery, Helena Landless was the murderer, and the Princess Puffer and Mayor Thomas Sapsea were the lovers.
  • Separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival records; for papers, see the Billy Rose Theatre Collection, *T-Mss 1993-028; for sheet music and scores, see the Music Division, JPB 04-03.
Credits (note)
  • Rupert Holmes, composer, librettist, lyricist and arranger ; Michael Starobin, conductor ; Wilford Leach, director.
Event (note)
  • Recorded at the Delacorte Theatre, New York, on Aug. 28, 1985.
Source (note)
  • The New York Shakespeare Festival and Gail Merrifield Papp;
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of: New York Shakespeare Festival recordings collection.
Contents
  • [Cassette 1] Side 1. An English music hall ; A man can go quite mad ; Two kingsmen ; Moonfall ; A British subject ; Moonfall quartet ; I wouldn't say no ; The wages of sin ; Jasper's vision (dream ballet) [ends abruptly] -- Side 2. No good can come from bad ; Ceylon ; Perfect strangers ; Both sides of the coin ; Never the luck ; The name of love/Moonfall (reprise)
  • [Cassette 2] Side 1. Setting up the score ; Off to the races ; Don't quit while you're ahead ; A British subject (Instrumental) ; Garden path to Hell ; Out on a limerick [ends abruptly] -- Side 2. Jasper's confession ; Murderer's confession ; Perfect strangers (reprise) ; The writing on the wall ; Finale (Don't quit while you're ahead (reprise))
Call Number
*LTC 6619
Author
Holmes, Rupert.
Title
Edwin Drood [sound recording] : Delacorte Theatre performance / by Rupert Holmes.
Imprint
Aug. 28, 1985.
Credits
Rupert Holmes, composer, librettist, lyricist and arranger ; Michael Starobin, conductor ; Wilford Leach, director.
Event
Recorded at the Delacorte Theatre, New York, on Aug. 28, 1985.
Performer
George Rose (Mayor Thomas Sapsea / Your Chairman William Cartwright) ; Howard McGillin (John Jasper / Clive Paget) ; Betty Buckley (Edwin Drood / Alice Nutting) ; Patti Cohenour (Rosa Bud / Deidre Peregrine) ; Jana Schneider (Helena Landless / Janet Conover) ; John Herrera (Neville Landless / Victor Grinstead) ; Judy Kuhn (Alice / Isabel Yearsley) ; Donna Murphy (Beatrice / Florence Gill) ; Cleo Laine (The Princess Puffer / Angela Prysock) ; Jerome Dempsey (Durdles / Nick Cricker) ; Don Kuhr (Deputy / Robert Bascomb) ; Larry Shue (Rev. Crispsparkle / Wilfred Barking-Smythe) ; Joe Grifasi (Bazzard / Philip Bax)
Summary
Cassettes contain full performance of NYSF production of The mystery of Edwin Drood at the Delacorte Theatre. Some songs were omitted and/or replaced for the Broadway version of the show.
Linking Entry
Forms part of: New York Shakespeare Festival recordings collection.
Added Author
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Mystery of Edwin Drood.
Rose, George, 1920-1988, singer.
McGillin, Howard, singer.
Buckley, Betty, singer.
Cohenour, Patti, 1952- singer.
Schneider, Jana, singer.
Herrera, John, singer.
Kuhn, Judy, singer.
Murphy, Donna, singer.
Dempsey, Jerome, singer.
Kuhn, Don, singer.
Shue, Larry, singer.
Grifasi, Joe, singer.
Starobin, Michael, conductor.
Leach, Wilford, 1929-1988, director.
Papp, Gail Merrifield. Donor
New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater. Donor
Added Title
New York Shakespeare Festival recordings collection.
Found In:
New York Shakespeare Festival records, 1954-1992.
Research Call Number
*LTC 6619
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