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Who is the author of the wild party?

The Wild Party is a musical with book, lyrics, and music by Andrew Lippa. Based on Joseph Moncure March’s 1928 narrative poem of the same name, it coincidentally made its debut during the same theatre season (1999–2000) as a Broadway production with the same name and source material.

Who are the characters in the wild party?

The party begins with a parade of guests: Madelaine the lesbian, Eddie the thug, Mae the dimwit, Jackie the dancer, lover-brothers d’Armano, Dolores the hooker, and Nadine the minor (“What A Party”). Although Queenie radiates beauty and confidence, Burrs preys on other women.

Where did the wild party musical take place?

In 2004, The Wild Party was produced as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It has been staged in cities throughout the United States, including St. Louis, Chicago, Baltimore in 2011, Cincinnati in 2013, Memphis in 2007, Valparaiso, Indiana, and Reno.

What happens to Queenie and burrs in the wild party?

However, the relationship eventually sours. Burrs’ violent nature, which once thrilled Queenie, now scares her (“The Apartment”). Still, she longs to generate the same excitement that brought them together. She suggests a party, and Burrs agrees (“Out of the Blue”).

The Wild Party is a musical with a book by Michael John LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe and music and lyrics by LaChiusa.

Who is Queenie in the wild party musical?

The Vaudeville The company recounts the story of Queenie, a blonde who works as a showgirl in the Vaudeville, who is attracted to “violent and vicious” men (“Queenie Was A Blonde”). She is currently living with a man named Burrs, who works in the same vaudeville, as the act after her.

Who are the actors in the wild party?

Role Original Broadway Cast London Jackie Marc Kudisch Dex Lee Kate Tonya Pinkins Victoria Hamilton-Barritt Eddie Norm Lewis Ako Mitchell Phil D’Armano Nathan Lee Graham Gloria Obianyo

When was the wild party at the Virginia Theatre?

The Wild Party opened at the Virginia Theatre on April 13, 2000 after 36 previews, and closed on June 11, 2000 after 68 performances. It was directed by Wolfe and choreographed by Joey McKneely.