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The mystery of Edwin Drood [sound recording] : second reading

Title
The mystery of Edwin Drood [sound recording] : second reading / by Rupert Holmes.
Author
Holmes, Rupert.
Publication
Feb. 1, 1985.

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1 of 2AudioNo restrictions *LTC 6616 [Cassette] 1 of 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
2 of 2AudioNo restrictions *LTC 6616 [Cassette] 2 of 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
Found In
New York Shakespeare Festival records, 1954-1992.
Description
1 sound cassette : analog, stereo.
Alternative Title
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.
  • During the last half of Act 2, Rupert Holmes performs both roles of Mayor Thomas Sapsea and Rev. Crispsparkle. The actor playing Deputy is unidentified.
  • Some songs were removed for the New York Shakespeare Festival and Broadway versions of the show.
  • 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 and lyricist ; Wilford Leach, director.
Event (note)
  • Recorded in New York on Feb. 1, 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] Act 1. Side 1. There'll be England again ; When the wicked man comes ; A man can go quite mad ; When the wicked man comes (Instrumental) ; Two kingsmen ; Moonfall ; A British subject ; Sapsea's song ; I wouldn't say no [ends adbruptly] -- Side 2. The wages of sin ; Jasper's vision (dream ballet) ; No good can come from bad ; Perfect strangers ; When shall these three meet again? ; Act 2. Both sides of the coin ; Evensong / performed by Rupert Holmes and Pattie Cohenour [ends abruptly]
  • [Cassette 2] Side 1. Ceylon ; Never the luck ; Off to the races ; The name of love [ends abruptly] -- Side 2. The garden path to Hell ; Puffer's revelation ; Out on a limerick / performed by Joe Grifasi ; Jasper's confession ; Durdles's confession ; Murderer's confession / performed by Rupert Holmes ; The writing on the wall ; Perfect strangers (reprise) / performed by Cleo Laine and Jerome Dempsey ; Finale (There'll be England again (reprise))
Call Number
*LTC 6616
Author
Holmes, Rupert.
Title
The mystery of Edwin Drood [sound recording] : second reading / by Rupert Holmes.
Imprint
Feb. 1, 1985.
Credits
Rupert Holmes, composer, librettist and lyricist ; Wilford Leach, director.
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) ; Peter Gallagher (Neville Landless / Victor Grinstead) ; Cleo Laine (The Princess Puffer / Angela Pryscock) ; Jerome Dempsey (Durdles / Nick Cricker) ; Larry Shue (Rev. Crispsparkle / Wilfred Barking-Smythe) ; Rupert Holmes (Princess Puffer / Angela Prysock) ; Joe Grifasi (Bazzard / Philip Bax) ; Rupert Holmes, piano and vocals.
Event
Recorded in New York on Feb. 1, 1985.
Summary
Cassette contains a reading rehearsal of NYSF production of The mystery of Edwin Drood.
Linking Entry
Forms part of: New York Shakespeare Festival recordings collection.
Added Author
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Mystery of Edwin Drood.
Leach, Wilford, 1929-1988. Director
Holmes, Rupert. Performer
Rose, George, 1920-1988. Performer
McGillin, Howard. Performer
Buckley, Betty. Performer
Cohenour, Patti, 1952- Performer
Schneider, Jana. Performer
Gallagher, Peter, 1955- Performer
Laine, Cleo. Performer
Dempsey, Jerome. Performer
Shue, Larry. Performer
Grifasi, Joe. Performer
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 6616
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