About the Show/Event
Information for Street Scene at Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne (Musical). Set in a New York tenement building over a long hot summer's day and night, Street Scene is a meeting of Broadway musical and American opera. It incorporates an array of show tunes, arias, blues, jazz and spirituals in a musical melting pot that captures the diversity of working class New York in 1947. New Production. Sung in English.
Performers Giselle Allen (Anna Maurrant), Robert Hayward (Frank Maurrant), Gillene Butterfield (Rose Maurrant), Alex Banfield (Sam Kaplan).
Music Kurt Weill. Lyrics Langston Hughes. Book by Elmer Rice. Company Opera North. Company Theater Magdeburg. Conductor James Holmes. Director Matthew Eberhardt. Design Francis O'Connor. Costume Francis O'Connor. Lighting Howard Hudson. Choreographer Gary Clarke.