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The Cradle Will Rock archive'Why don't you write a piece about all kinds of prostitution - the press, the church, the courts, the arts, the whole system?' - Bertolt Brecht to Marc Blitzstein This play with music, set in 'Steeltown, USA', The Cradle Will Rock tells the story of Larry Foreman and his attempts to unionise and battle the villainous businessman Mr. Mister. Originally directed and conceived by the legendary Orson Welles and produced by John Houseman, The Cradle Will Rock has gone down in theatrical history as the musical that defied an attempted ban by USA Federal Authorities with what may have been the most rousing and poignant opening night ever.


Josie Benson, Alicia Davies, Morgan Deare, Adey Grummet, Chris Jenkins, Nichola Lagan, Adam Linstead, Rachael Louise Miller, Russell Morton, Nathan Osgood, Stuart Matthew Price, Robin Samson, Aaron Shirley, Hemi Yeroha


Author: Marc Blitzstein
Producer: Arcola Theatre
Director: Mehmet Ergen
Design(s): Lisa Engel, Hannah Penfold
Musical Director: Bob Broad
Lighting: Alex Wardle

The Cradle Will Rock

The Cradle Will Rock (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T695844076. Details of all The Cradle Will Rock archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2876

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24 Nov 10
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Inner London
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