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VenueBAC (Battersea Arts Centre)
Other spaces: Studios 1, 2 and 3
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From1st September 1999
To2nd September 1999
What is currently on at BAC (Battersea Arts Centre) (V168)

Send for Mr Plim

Send for Mr PlimT01190842872
The Berlin cabaret scene of the 20s and 30s - sexy, iconoclastic, politically charged and dangerous - has exerted an enduring fascination throughout the 20th century. To celebrate the centenary of one of the era's most gifted, inventive and witty composers - Mischa Spoliansky - the aware-winning Greenwich Studio Theatre and the internationally acclaimed vocal ensemble Cantabile present Send For Mr Plim. A bewitching blend of jazz improvisation and operatic pastiche composed under the looming threat of Nazism and set in a beleaguered Berlin department store. With the economy crumbling and privileged few indulging in rampant shopping sprees, the store's management (played by Cantabile) devise a novel and outlandish scheme for dealing with customer complaints, with wholly unexpected and hilarious consequences.
Author Mischa Spoliansky
Book by Kurt Robitschek
Book by Marcellus Schiffer

Archive :: production:T01190842872, opera or operetta:S921136756, venue:V168

Production details

Studio 1


Company Greenwich Studio Theatre
Adapted by Julian Forsyth

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