Ben Brantley, New York Times
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Tony Award winners Donna Murphy and Michael Cerveris portray Lotte Lenya and Kurt Weill, an unlikely couple whose often rocky romance lasted for more than a quarter century. Manhattan Theatre Club presents the musical's world premiere.
LoveMusik follows the lives of the unlikeliest of lovers - the brilliant, intellectual German composer Kurt Weill (Michael Cerveris) and a lusty girl from the streets of Vienna who became his muse and star, Lotte Lenya (Donna Murphy). LoveMusik is an epic romance, set in Berlin, Paris, Broadway and Hollywood, spanning 25 years in the lives of this complicated couple.
From their courtship and early collaborations in Europe, through their journey to America and the debut of the landmark musical The Threepenny Opera, LOVEMUSIK gets deep inside this fascinating, complicated partnership.
The musical features some of Weill’s best-loved songs, including Speak Low, Surabaya Johnny, It Never Was You, Mack the Knife and September Song.
Previews from : 12th April 2007
Opened : 3rd May 2007
Closed : 24th June 2007
Audience: LoveMusik may be inappropriate for children aged 12 and under. Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the Biltmore Theater.
Run time: Two hours and 45 minutes with one 15 minute intermission
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