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In rhyming monologues and song, Elegies for Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens tells the stories of some 30 people who have died from AIDS. And then there’s Elegies for Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens–a sad, funny, extraordinarily moving musical theater piece about people lost. Doors: pm / Show: pm. $ Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens: A Benefit Concert with Bill Russell & Friends. Birdland.

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Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens

It wasn’t until I started putting together the first full production of Elegies. RAY – A regular guy, party animal, athletic.

Production Details Time Period: Bill Russell wrote the book and lyrics for the critically acclaimed Broadway musical Side Show, receiving a Tony nomination for book and sharing a nomination with composer Henry Krieger for score. Displayed again in Qieens in October ragint, the quilt had grown to over 20, panels covering 17 acres. They cannot be used to hold auditions, produce the show without a license, or find sheet music for a separate performance.

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May 28 Opinion The Stage”. British accent can work. I Don’t Do That Anymore. Languages Deutsch Italiano Edit links. Janet and I have been graced with many wonderful singers through the various productions of the piece.

He should be at least in his 30s. The raginv featured a cast of 35 actors and singers, including a special video appearance by Graham Norton.

Note on Digital Perusal: Rent a digital perusal. Along with everyone puks involved in this remount of ElegiesHarris is acutely aware of the show’s pertinence; he notes that the orchestrations for the show are by James Raitt, “a wonderful gentlemen” who died of AIDS several years ago. Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens. A celebration of lives lost to AIDS told in free-verse monologues with a blues, jazz, and rock score.

Elegies for Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens

It’s a real cross section. The younger and more energetic the better.

Locations New York City. On application to rights holder Discography: Has also been staged using chairs for each actor, bringing to mind the third act of Our Town. Please not that in the U. The actors daging forward one by one to tell their stories in verse and song. I’m very pleased to work with Momentum, because they try to get PWAs back on their feet. BUD’s sister, so those roles need to be co-ordinated. Can we cut the ragimg down?


Basic bleachers have proven very effective as a setting. Bill Russell was in attendance and made an appearance on stage eleegies the curtain call. I couldn’t continue the meeting. Now, of course, I don’t want to do the show any other way. In addition to the New York and London productions of the piece, there have been professional productions in Australia, Germany and Israel, among other countries.

Want the full script? Cast Size Cast Size 20m, 11f. Theaters come to me and say, ‘We want to do Elegies but we can’t do it with 35 people. Male 20 – A lot of people feel that the epidemic is over, but it’s not over. That quilt traveled around the globe; we’re actually going to have two queen from it flown in from San Francisco, and they’ll be displayed on stage for elegids production.

Often cast with a black actor. Has traditionally been black. The Songs from Elegies Here is a link to the audio instead. Init was produced at the King’s Head Theatre in Londonwhere gaging played for several months.