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Ionescopade - Full Length Musical, Comedy


Robert Allan Ackerman, Eugene Ionesco, Mildred Kayden

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Full Length Musical, Comedy

6m, 4f

ISBN: MS00000000035

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is from the Samuel French Vault and is made from a scan of an archived manuscript. We hope you’ll treasure this glimpse into theatre history.

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Full Length Musical


Vaudeville musical based from the works of Eugene Ionesco. This zany trip through the mind of the brilliant absurdist playwright of The Bald Soprano and Rhinoceros features mime, farce and parody, all hilariously balanced on the edge of madness.
"Delicious...Snaps, crackles and spins across the stage." - The New York Times


6m, 4f

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Piano Only

Piano/Vocal Score
Robert Allan  Ackerman

Robert Allan Ackerman

Robert Allan Ackerman directed on Broadway: Salome, Legs Diamond, Slab Boys, Bent. Film: The Ramen Girl, The Reef, Safe Passage. TV films: Mrs. Cage, David's Mother, Radiant City, Suddenly, Night Sins, Outrage, Double Platinum, Forget Me Never, Baby, Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (Emmy nomination), The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (Emmy nomination), The Reagans (Emmy nomination), Filthy ... view full profile

Eugene Ionesco

Eugene Ionesco

(born Nov. 26, 1909, Slatina, Rom.died March 28, 1994, Paris, France) was a Romanian-born French playwright. He studied in Bucharest and Paris, where he lived from 1945. His first one-act antiplay, The Bald Soprano (1950), inspired a revolution in dramatic techniques and helped inaugurate the Theatre of the Absurd. He followed it with other one-act plays in which illogical events create an ... view full profile

Mildred Kayden

Mildred Kayden is a Composer, Lyricist, and Librettist. Her productions include music and lyrics for Storyville (book by Ed Bullins; University of California, San Diego; Mandeville Theatre, Galveston, Texas; San Diego Repertory Theatre; York Theatre, New York), Ionescopade (plays by Eugene Ionesco, conceived by Robert Allan Ackerman; Cherry Lane, Theatre Four, York Theatre, New York; Smithsonian ... view full profile

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