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Adrift in Macao

Peter Rodgers Melnick

Adrift in Macao

by Peter Rodgers Melnick

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Published by Samuel French in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Librettos,
  • Parodies, imitations,
  • Film noir,
  • Musicals

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAdrift in Macao
    Statementbooks & lyrics by Christopher Durang ; music by Peter Melnick
    ContributionsDurang, Christopher, 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML50.M5293 A37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination85 p. ;
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24857183M
    ISBN 100573663092
    ISBN 109780573663093
    LC Control Number2011563026
    OCLC/WorldCa261123129

    Adrift in Macao. Theatre Reviews by Matthew Murray. Summer's come early this year. Though it's been barely five months since the Fringe Festival went into hibernation and scarcely four since the New York Musical Theatre Festival settled in for its own month nap, one just-opened musical is determined to yank us out of our winter doldrums and usher us back into the heart of summer-parodic. Contents[show] Adrift in Macao Stage Musical () Music: Peter Melnick, Book and Lyrics: Christopher Durang Synopsis Parody of film noir (particularly Casablanca), the musical is set in Macao. Rick Shaw, a casino owner is attracted to newly-arrived blonde beauty, Lureena, and hires her as a singer, much to the displeasure of his current entertainer, Corinna. Playing the piano is the.

    Adrift in Macao Book and Lyrics by Christopher Durang Music by Peter Melnick Directed by Sheryl Kaller At Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters wwwEorg 59 East 59th Street NY, NY Featuring: Alan Campbell, Rachel De Benedet, Orville Mendoza Michelle Ragusa, Jonathan Rayson, Will Swenson, Elisa Van Duyne.   Adrift in Macao, book and lyrics by Christopher Durang, music by Peter Melnick, Philadelphia Theatre Company * Opus by Michael Hollinger, Arden Theatre Company The Foocy by Anthony Lawton, Lantern.

      Tonight, Febru TheatreWorks New Milford will launch its Season with award-winning playwright Christopher Durang's musical comedy, ADRIFT IN MACAO, with book .   The world premiere of Christopher Durang and Peter Melnick's new musical, Adrift in Macao, opens Oct. 26 in a staging by Philadelphia Theatre Company.


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Full Length, Musical / 4m, 3f /Unit Sets Nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Best Music Set in in Macao, China, ADRIFT IN MACAO is a loving parody of film noir movies.

Everyone that comes to Macao is waiting for something, and though none of them know exactly what that is, they hang around to find out.5/5(1).

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Everyone that comes to Macao is waiting for something, and though none of them know exactly what that is, they. "Set in in Macao, China, Adrift in Macao is a loving parody of film noir movies.

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The characters include your film noir standards, like Lureena, the curvacious and wised-up-dame, who luckily bumps into Rick Shaw, the cynical surf and turf casino owner her. “Adrift in Macao,” a new musical with book and lyrics by the playwright Christopher Durang, broadly lampoons Hollywood melodramas.

Credit Sara Krulwich/The New York Times. A Musical Comedy. Music by Peter Melnick Book and Lyrics by Christopher Durang.

September 24 – Octo Set in in Macao, China, Adrift in Macao is a side-splitting parody of classic film noir. The usual suspects are all here: Laureena, the slinkily dressed dame; Rick Shaw, the cynical casino owner; Mitch, the American framed for murder; even the mysterious villain. Adrift In Macao Synopsis - Broadway musical Macau is the capital of one of the plurality of administrative districts in China.

In the plot of this comedic performance, a few heroes fly to Macao to make some own businesses there. Book and Lyrics by Christopher Durang September 24 - Octo Set in in Macao, China, Adrift in Macao is a side-splitting parody of classic film noir.

Adrift in Macao. Book and Lyrics by: Christopher Durang. Music by: Peter Melnick Directed by: Caiti McCallister Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Run of Show “Adrift in Macao” will run May, Thursday through Saturday at pm.

Synopsis. Set in in Macao, China, ADRIFT IN MACAO is a loving parody of. Complete with intrigue, silliness and a richly melodic score, ADRIFT IN MACAO is not your mother's film noir.

Describing the style of this musical parody, librettist Christopher Durang states, ADRIFT IN MACAO doesn't focus on the crime aspects of films noirs, but more on the smoky nightclubs, the alluring women, and the mysterious men with shady pasts/5(3).

Still, "adrift" might well be said to be in Durang's immediate future – Adrift in Macao, a musical for which the playwright penned the book. Composer Peter Melnick was Drama Desk-nominated for the music for Adrift in Macao, (book & lyrics by Christopher Durang).

In collaboration with librettist Bill Russell, he wrote The Last Smoker in America, and musical one-acts Patter for the Floating Lady, based on Steve Martin's eponymous play, and A Bad Spell, adapted from Virginia Morricone’s short story, "Simple Arithmatic.". Thus begins "Adrift in Macao," a hilarious musical that despite its tongue-in-cheek noirishness, is wholesome enough and funny enough to qualify as family entertainment.

Writer Christopher Durang's toonish inclination works perfectly here. Full Length, Musical / 4m, 3f /Unit Sets Nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Best MusicSet in in Macao, China, ADRIFT IN MACAO is a. Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow Pages: Christopher Durang's Adrift in Macao is in World Premiere by Philadelphia Theatre Company. Like For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls this is a show about other shows, at least two steps removed from real life.

Whereas Southern Belle sent up The Glass Menagerie, this is Durang's and composer Melnick's take on old s because it doesn't have the kernel of reality found at the heart of. Adrift In Macao Review - Broadway musical This statement is on the one act (without intermission), which in a slow and relaxed form tells of one evening in the life of a musical opium club, located in Macao (now is called Macau) – a province of China.

Set in in Macao, China, Adrift in Macao is a loving parody of film noir movies. Everyone that comes to Macao is waiting for something, and though none of them know exactly what that is, they hang around to find out.

Past Reviews. Regional Reviews: Philadelphia Adrift in Macao at Philadelphia Theatre Company. Adrift in Macao is a musical that has a lot going for it - a clever idea, a great bunch of songs, and a stellar cast.

A parody of s film noir, its main selling point is the book and lyrics by celebrated playwright Christopher Durang, and while it's a very funny script at times, the level of. His Off-Broadway credits include Adrift In Macao, Book of Days, Avow and Hello Again. He has appeared in several regional theatrical productions of Race, Death and the Maiden, 12 Angry Men, Hay Fever, Of Thee I Sing, Oleanna, Beauty and the Beast, Johnny Guitar, Bells Are Ringing, On Shiloh Hill, Boogie Woogie Rumble of a Dream.Adrift in Macao.

Book and Lyrics by Christopher Durang Music by Peter Melnick; Full Length Musical, Comedy, s; 4M, 3F; ISBN: ; Set in in Macao, China, Adrift in Macao is a loving parody of film noir movies.Shop adrift in macao sheet music, music books, music scores & more at Sheet Music Plus, the World's Largest Selection of Sheet Music.