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Title Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny [videorecording] = Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny / LA Opera presents a production of Los Angeles Opera, EuroArts Music International and Thirteen/WNET New York ; music by Kurt Weill ; book and lyrics, Bertolt Brecht ; directed for television by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Mitch Owgang, John Walker, Mitchell Heskel, Christopher Koelsch.

Imprint [Berlin] : EuroArts, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B WEIL MAH C58DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (133 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note English translation by Michael Feingold.
Special feature: John Conlon talks about the opera (22 min.).
Program notes in English, German and French (15 p. : ill.) inserted.
Contents Special feature: John Conlon in Conversation (Euro Arts ; Medici Arts ; 2007 ; interviewer, Tom Baer ; editor, Julia Wenzel ; 22 min.).
Credits Set designer, Mark Bailey ; costume designer, Ann Hould-Ward ; editor, Steve Prime ; stage director, John Doyle.
Performer Audra McDonald, Patti LuPone, Anthony Dean Griffey, Robert Wörle, Donnie Ray Albert, John Easterlin, Mel Ulrich, Steven Humes ; Los Angeles Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Conlon, conductor.
Event Recorded live March 1 & 4, 2007 at the Los Angeles Opera.
Summary Welcome to Mahagonny, where sin is 'in' and love is always on sale. This Old West boomtown rises from the desert to become a razzle-dazzle mecca for lust and the pursuit of pleasure, where cash is king and poverty is punishable by death.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen version (16:9) ; Dolby Digital surround or DTS 5.1 or PCM stereo.
Language In English, with optional German, French or English subtitles.
Subject Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny.
Good and evil -- Drama.
Western plays
Added Author Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956.
Halvorson, Gary.
Owgang, Mitch.
Walker, John, 1956 April 21-
Heskel, Mitchell.
Koelsch, Christopher.
McDonald, Audra.
LuPone, Patti.
Griffey, Anthony Dean, 1968-
Wörle, Robert.
Conlon, James, 1950- Conductor.
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny. English.
Los Angeles Opera.
EuroArts Music International GmbH.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Added Title Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny
Standard No. 880242562586
Music No. 2056258 EuroArts

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