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Elegies For Angels, Punks And Raging Queens
     

Elegies For Angels, Punks And Raging Queens

by Bill Russell, Janet Hood (Composer)
 
Musical

Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell. Music by Janet Hood.

Characters: 20-25 males, 11-16 females (doubling or expanding possible.)

Unit set

A celebration of lives lost to AIDS told in free verse monologues with a blues, jazz and rock score, this piece is designed to include the community in a theatrical response to the AIDS crisis. It is often

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Musical

Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell. Music by Janet Hood.

Characters: 20-25 males, 11-16 females (doubling or expanding possible.)

Unit set

A celebration of lives lost to AIDS told in free verse monologues with a blues, jazz and rock score, this piece is designed to include the community in a theatrical response to the AIDS crisis. It is often performed as a benefit for fund raising and consciousness raising.

"Dramatic."---Spectator

"Immensely powerful.... The songs are uniformly good; the final song is sensational."---Financial Times

"Bursts with humor, rage and hope."---Backstage.

"Generates a feeling of love, humanity and common cause that sends you out glowing."---Glasgow Herald

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780573695698
Publisher:
Samuel French, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/24/2010
Pages:
104
Sales rank:
1,038,033
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.22(d)

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Meet the Author

Bill Russell has had a Hall of Fame basketball career. He won eleven championships in thirteen seasons with the Boston Celtics and coached the team to two of those championships. He was named the Twentieth Century's Greatest Champion by Sports Illustrated, and is the subject of an HBO documentary.

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