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Title Street scene [videorecording] / Camera Film GmbH ; producer, Michael Boehme ; director, José Montes-Baquer ; book, Elmer Rice ; lyrics, Langston Hughes ; music, Kurt Weill.

Imprint Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B WEIL SS H92DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (142 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note An American opera based on the play by Elmer Rice.
At head of title on disc: Kirt Weill.
The staged version is a presentation of the Houston Grand Opera, Theater im Pfalzbau Ludwigshafen and the Theater des Westens, Berlin.
Credits Camera, Manfred Bodefeld ; editing Uwe Born ; libretto by Elmer Rice ; choreographer, Denny Berry ; stage director, Francesca Zambello.
Cast Ashley Putnam, Marc Embree, Teri Hansen, Kip Wilborn, Wendy Hill, Anthony Mee, Janice Felty, Heidi Eisenberg, John Kuether, David Rae Smith, Michael Scarborough, Dean Anthony, Anita Vidovic, Danny Costello, Ivan Thomas ; Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, orchestra ; James Holmes, conductor ; Ludwigshafener Theaterchor, chorus ; Klaus Thielitz, chorus leader.
Summary "Street scene" is a portrait of life in a New York tenement block in the 1930s. With roles for thirty principal players, the characters are working-class people from a multiplicity of ethnic backgrounds struggling to realize the "American Dream".
System Details DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; Dolby digital 2.0.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Rice, Elmer, 1892-1967. Street scene.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. Street scene.
Boehme, Michael. Producer.
Montes-Baquer, José. Director.
Holmes, James. Conductor.
Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz.
Ludwigshafener Theaterchor.
Camera Film GmbH.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Music No. ID9240RADVD Image Entertainment

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