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Johnny Johnson (1936) archiveThe story tells of Johnny joining up to go to World War One in spite of his love for peace, leaving behind his true love, Minny Belle in their rural town. Niave and idealistic, Johnny baffles the recruiters and commanders, but still winds up fighting in Europe, where he manages to halt the war temporarily by attacking a Generals meeting with Laughing Gas. When the leaders come to their senses, the war continues and Johnny is committed to an asylum where he is held for ten years. Meanwhile Minny Belle had married the dreary town capitalist. Johnny is released and becomes a toy maker, still trying to spread peace in an increasingly war like society.
Performers Max Gold (Johnny Johnson), Lauren Ward (Minnie Belle), David Birrel (Dr McBray), Gay Soper (Aggie), Richard Stemp (Anguish), Myra Sands (Private Goldberger), Valerie Cutko (Nurse), Valda Aviks (Statue of Liberty), christian Walker (Sniper).
Music Kurt Weill. Author Paul Green. Director Ian Marshall fisher. Musical Director Chris Walker.

Johnny Johnson (1936)

Johnny Johnson (1936) (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T677920877. Details of all Johnny Johnson (1936) archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S6368

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14 Jun 09
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12 Jul 09
The Lilian Baylis Theatre
Inner London
Greater London

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