Melancholy Play: a chamber musical

Melancholy Play: a chamber musical

by: Sarah Ruhl, Todd Almond

by: Sarah Ruhl, Todd Almond

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Melancholy Play: a chamber musical

Melancholy Play: a chamber musical

by: Sarah Ruhl, Todd Almond

by: Sarah Ruhl, Todd Almond

Overview

In this chamber musical version of Sarah Ruhl's Melancholy Play, Tilly’s melancholy is of an exquisite quality. She turns her melancholy into a sexy thing, and every stranger she meets falls in love with her. One day, inexplicably, Tilly becomes happy, and wreaks havoc on the lives of her paramours. Frances, Tilly’s hairdresser, becomes so melancholy that she turns into an almond. It is up to Tilly to get her back.

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Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Genre: Farce
  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Cast Attributes: Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Flexible casting, Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Sarah Ruhl

Sarah Ruhl’s plays include How to Transcend a Happy Marriage, For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, The Oldest Boy, In the Next Room, or the vibrator play, The Clean House, Orlando, Late: a cowboy song, Dear Elizabeth and Stage Kiss. She is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and a Tony Award nominee. Her plays have been ...

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Todd Almond

Todd Almond is a composer, lyricist, and playwright. For The Public Theater/Shakespeare in the Park, he wrote the music and lyrics for the Public Works production of The Tempest at the Delacorte Theater (a production in which he also starred as Ariel). His musicals include Girlfriend (Berkeley Rep., and Actors Theatre ...

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