UKTW - 25 years online
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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.

Creatives/Company

Author: Mischa Spoliansky
Book by(s): Kurt Robitschek, Marcellus Schiffer

Archive listings for Send for Mr Plim

Work type: Opera or Operetta.

T2144139802

Performer Marie McLaughlin. Music Mischa Spoliansky. Lyrics Marcellus Schiffer. Lyrics Kurt Robitschek.
30 May 00Peacock Theatre, West End :: V222
listing details L077733091

T01190842872

Company Greenwich Studio Theatre. Adapted by Julian Forsyth.
1 Sep 99 to 2 Sep 99BAC (Battersea Arts Centre), Inner London :: V168
listing details L01815537277

Other listings

26 Aug 99 to 31 Aug 99BAC (Battersea Arts Centre), Inner London :: V168
listing details L1613376287

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