Read as an ePlay on
Get our free web app
SubGenre

Ready to perform?

Glimpses of the Moon is available to license!

Learn More

Glimpses of the Moon

Glimpses of the Moon

by: Tajlei Levis, John Mercurio

by: Tajlei Levis, John Mercurio

Overview

Set amid the whirl of 1922 Manhattan society, this sparkling comedy features a jazzy danceable score and a timeless romantic story. With plenty of friends but little money, Susy Branch and her friend Nick Lansing devise a clever scheme to live beyond their means. They'll marry and live off the wedding gifts, while they help one another secure more suitable millionaire spouses. The plan works perfectly - until they fall in love.

Read as an ePlay on
Get our free web app
SubGenre

Ready to perform?

Glimpses of the Moon is available to license!

Learn More

Details

  • Genre: Adaptations (Literature), Period, Romantic Comedy
  • Time Period: 1920s, 1910s / WWI
  • Cast Attributes: Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Flexible casting, Local Celebrity Cameo, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences, Adult, Senior, Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Tajlei Levis

Tajlei Levis grew up in Manchester Vermont, where she began writing and producing musicals for living room cabarets. Tajlei wrote book and lyrics for Glimpses of the Moon, a Jazz Age musical based on Edith Wharton’s 1922 novel (with composer John Mercurio). Tajlei wrote book and lyrics for a series of vintage New York ...

View full profile

John Mercurio

John Mercurio's musical Academy played at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre where it received a Carbonell Nomination for Best Musical and at the Aurora Theatre and the Daegue International Musical Theatre Festival in South Korea. Before that, Academy won the New York Musical Theatre Festiv ...

View full profile

Community Experiences