2008 THE OPERA GROUP/YOUNG VIC
director JOHN FULLJAMES
musical director PATRICK BAILEY
design DICK BIRD
choreographer ARTHUR PITA
lighting design JON CLARK
Street Scene is a Broadway musical or, more precisely, an "American opera" by Kurt Weill (music), Langston Hughes (lyrics), and Elmer Rice (book), based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by Rice.
Evening Standard Award Best Musical
...sexual heat in the big dance-number. Whether you dub it an opera or a musical, it is a show that deserves to be seen. "
Sex is not just in the air, it feels as if it's in the water, too. "
The Evening Standard
s well as a show-stopping jitterbug executed by John Moabi and Kate Nelson. "
there are some great numbers in Street Scene ("Somebody's gonna be so handsome", "Moon-faced", "Starry-eyed") "
And there’s a show-stopping drunken dance routine "
Manchester Evening News