Bach at Leipzig
By Itamar Moses
A regional premiere!
May 3rd – 18th
Preview May 2nd
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Starring: Sam Gregory, Anthony Bianco, Michael Bouchard, Josh Hartwell, Jim Hunt and Chris Kendall.
Bach at Leipzig runs approximately 2:15 with a 15 minute intermission.
The “greatest organist in all of Germany” suddenly dies, leaving his post vacant. In order to fill the position, the Leipzig city council invites a small number of musicians to audition for the appointment, including a young Johann Sebastian Bach. Based on actual events, Bach at Leipzig imagines with hilarious wit and uncommon intelligence how six little-known musicians resorted to bribery, blackmail, and betrayal in an attempt to secure the most coveted musical post in all of Europe. A six-part harmony of music and mayhem!
"A hilarious story... nothing short of spectacular!" - The Huffington Post
“Lovely, wise, tender, strong…Bach at Leipzig combines Larry Gelbart’s vaudeville instincts with Tom Stoppard’s metatheatrical intricacies” – Chicago Reader
Bach at Leipzig is presented through the generous support of Producing Partners Diane and David Zile and Corporate Partner ChefTec/Culinary Software Services.
Season 7 is presented through the generous support of Sacha Millstone, Senior Vice President,
Millstone Evans Group of Raymond James and Associates, Inc.
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