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News 2005-2009: Play: BACH AT LEIPZIG

Contributed by Admin on Nov 10, 2005

" Text – Itamar Moses
Direction – Pam MacKinnon

Leipzig, Germany, 1722: seven rival musicians jump at the chance to fill the most sought-after musical post in Europe: organmaster at Leipzig. Inspired by actual events, emerging playwright Itamar Moses has crafted a hilarious fugue of schemes and mayhem as each musician deliciously blackmails, bribes, and double-crosses to win the position. When Bach at Leipzig played at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater last season, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said, “Imagine the Marx Brothers and Tom Stoppard collaborating o­n a play.” ...

" Text – Itamar Moses
Direction – Pam MacKinnon

Scenic Design – David Zinn
Costume Design – Mathew J. LeFebvre
Lighting Design – David Lander
Sound Design – John Gromada
Production Stage Management – C.A. Clark

Cast:
Johann Martin Steindorf – Jeffrey Carlson
Georg Friedrich Kaufmann – Richard Easton
Georg Balthasar Schott – Michael Emerson
Johann Friedrich Fasch – Boyd Gaines
Georg Lenck – Reg Rogers
Johann Christoph Graupner – Andrew Weems "

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