Oakland East Bay Symphony Presents the Concert Version of Street Scene
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All offers for Oakland East Bay Symphony's American Masterworks Series: Street Scene have expired.
The last date listed for Oakland East Bay Symphony's American Masterworks Series: Street Scene was Friday May 13, 2011 / 8:00pm.
Currently at The Paramount Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $40.50 - $51.50
- Our Price:
- $20.00 - $30.00
If you've got a tiny music lover at home who's been jonesing to go to a real rock concert, this tot-friendly show is the perfect entry into the live music experience. The Fresh Beat Band are the stars of the Nick Jr. show of the same name about a group of best friends who go to music school together and love to sing and dance. They sing original pop songs, written for kids ages 2-5, that teach music appreciation and how to express your feelings through music, song and dance. Kiki (Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer), Shout (Thomas Hobson), Marina (Tara Perry) and Twist (Jon Beavers) will perform The Fresh Beat Band hits from seasons one, two and three of the show. Learn More
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- Listen to a podcast about the concert, with Maestro Morgan.
(Concert Version) Music by Kurt Weill;
Lyrics by Langston Hughes
Book by Elmer Rice
Julie Adams - Jenny, Rose
Angela Cadelago - Mrs. Fiorentino
Milissa Carey - Mrs. Jones, Intern
Kristen Clayton - Mrs. Maurrant
Tami Dahbura - Mrs. Olsen, Mrs. Hildebrand, Mae
Kirk Eichelberger - Mr. Maurrant
Adam Flowers - Kaplan, Sankey, Dick
Thomas Glenn - Sam
Zachary Gordin - Mr. Jones
Ryan Marcell Houston - Henry
J. Raymond Meyers - Buchanan, Lippo
Nikolas Nackley - Mr. Olsen, Easter
with Oakland Symphony Chorus
(Lynne Morrow, Music Director)
and members of Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir
(Robert Geary, Artistic Director)
Best-known for his collaboration with Bertolt Brecht on The Threepenny Opera, Kurt Weill is one of the most innovative and influential theater composers of the twentieth century. In Street Scene, he mixes show tunes, jazz, arias, folk songs and spirituals to portray the passions and frustrations of a multi-ethnic New York City tenement block during two brutally hot days in the Depression era. With lyrics by the great Harlem Renaissance poet, novelist and playwright Langston Hughes, and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Elmer Rice, Street Scene is an important, vital work that builds to an explosive conclusion.
(Suitable for children 10 and over.)