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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I’m very pleased to work with Momentum, because they try to get PWAs back on their feet.

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But I wanted to do a benefit where the content of the show had something to do with the reason for the event. Bill Russell Bill Russell wrote the book and lyrics for the critically acclaimed Broadway musical Side Show, receiving ragong Tony nomination for book and sharing a nomination with composer Henry Krieger for score.

PACO – An hispanic teenager, the younger the better. Bill Russell wrote the book and lyrics for the critically acclaimed Broadway musical Side Show, receiving a Tony rahing for book and sharing raginv nomination with composer Henry Krieger for score.


Casting Notes Cast can expand up to 25 males and 16 females. Essential that the actor find the humor here. JOE – A comedian of any type or age, as long as he can get the laughs.

The audience should be seduced by his charm and beauty.

Bill Russell was in attendance and made an appearance on stage during the curtain call. I couldn’t continue the meeting. Samuel French’s new digital perusal process grants easy, digital access to music perusals while protecting the intellectual property of our composers, book writers, and lyricists. Path Created with Sketch. TIM – A teenager who can find the laughs in this.

This production marks the first time that the show was used as an educational course for students. Inthe Names project was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize – If you would like more information about the quilt or would like to see it, please contact the national office.

Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens

March of the Falsettos. Two worlds were present on stage, the dead who spoke in verse and the living who sang. It’s a wonderful organization. In Junethe punkx was transferred to the Criterion Theatre in London’s West Endwhere it played until July of the same year.

Init was produced at the King’s Head Theatre in Londonwhere it played for several months. Theaters come to me and say, ‘We want to do Elegies but we can’t do it with 35 eleges. A celebration of lives lost to AIDS told in free-verse monologues with a blues, jazz, and rock score. He also directed that show at the Park Square Theatre in St.


Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens.

A lot of people feel that the epidemic is over, but it’s not over. I found the dynamic between the two realms intriguing and became more focused on trying to show a canvas of the many types both infected and affected by AIDS. Displayed again in Washington in Octoberthe quilt had grown to over 20, panels covering 17 acres.

I’m Holding On to You. The upcoming gala benefit is billed as the first major American revival of Elegies since the original production.

Elegies for angels, punks and raging queens – The Guide to Musical Theatre

May 28 Opinion The Stage”. That’s why I have such a passion for this project: Languages Deutsch Italiano Edit links. It is the author’s intent that actors from ethnic minorities are cast whenever possible.

BUD’s sister, so those roles need to be co-ordinated. The characters are lesbians, gay men, heterosexuals, drag queens, cross-gendered–there’s one of just about everything.