Monday, April 27, 2015

OVER AND OVER aka THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH aka ALL ABOUT US

World Premiere at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA: 1999

Directed by Eric D. Schaefer - Book by Joseph Stein - Based on the Drama by Thornton Wilder - Choreography by Bob Avian

Cast: David Garrison, Sherie Scott, Dorothy Loudon, Mario Cantone

The plot: "Mr. Antrobus, head of the First Family of Man, his wife Maggie, their son Henry, daughter Gladys and their attractive maid, Sabina, face the hardships of the prehistoric time, and the impending Ice Age. The Woolly Mammoths attend the Mammoth Convention in Atlantic City. Sabina enters the beauty contest at the convention. The Fortune Teller Esmeralda predicts the coming doom. As the actors break the actors' fourth-wall by speaking directly to the audience, the frustrated stage manager tries to keep the show together. Finally a world war breaks out and Henry, the leader of the opposition, confronts his father, while in the end, Sabina goes to the movies during a break in the raging catastrophe." in Wikipedia

Tracks: Opening - Eat the Ice Cream - Sabina! - A Hologram - We're Home - The Wheel - Warm - A Whole Lot of Lovin' - When Poppa Comes Home - Sava the Human Race - Rain - He Always Comes Home to Me - You Owe It to Yourself - Nice People - The Promise - Military Man - Lullaby - Another Hologram - The Skin of Our Teeth - At the Rialto



Westport Country Playhouse: 2007

Directed by Gabriel Barre - Book by Joseph Stein - Based on the Drama by Thornton Wilder - Choreography by Christopher Gattelli

Cast: Shuler Hensley, Cady Huffman, Eartha Kitt, Yvette Freeman, Carlo Alban, Tony Freeman, Samantha Futerman, Eric Michael Gillett, Michael Thomas Holmes, Michael James Leslie, J. Elaine Marcos, Daniel Marcus, Rachelle Rak, David Standish, Drew Taylor, Sally Ann Tumas, Frank Vlastnik

Tracks: Eat The Ice Cream - Sabina! - A Telegram - We're Home - The Wheel - Warm - A Whole Lot Of Lovin'! - When Poppa Comes Home - Save The Human Race - A Discussion - Rain - Beauty Pageant - World Peace - He Always Comes To Me - You Owe It To Yourself - Nice People - The Promise - Military Man - Lullaby - Another Telegram - The Skin Of Our Teeth - At The Rialto

Photos by Richard Termine


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