Wicked Composer Adapts Studs Terkel Book About American Workers
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The last date listed for Working was Thursday January 30, 2014 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Lyric Stage Company of Boston
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the seats were great. The singers were not very powerful and should have been on mics. At times the live band was overpowering them.
The actors were very good but needed much stronger singers for a production like this. This is a musical not a...continued
Running time is approximately one hour and 45 minutes with no intermission.
The show contains adult language and some descriptions of adult situations. It’s recommended for high school age and older.
From the everyday lives of “ordinary” working people comes a musical that’s anything but ordinary. Adapted by Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Godspell, Wicked_) from Studs Terkel’s magnificent oral history, Working_ reveals the hopes, dreams, joys, and concerns of the average working American by following them through one 24-hour workday. Schwartz wrote the songs along with James Taylor, Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights) and others, creating an inspired eclectic, tuneful, moving and uplifting score.