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Bernhard Hanighen



Nationality:    USA
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Bernhard Hanighen's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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        Lute Song

Lute Song

Lute Song
Tsai Yong a student leaves his wife and parents and goes to the City to make his fortune. He becomes a renowned magistrate and marries the Princess. Meanwhile back home famine has killed his parents and his first wife has had to sell her hair to pay for their funeral. the Princess finds out about the first wife and has her brought to the palace and installed as Tsai Yong's number one wife

Music by Raymond Scott; lyrics by Bernard Hanighen; book by Sidney Howard And Will Irwin. Based on the Chinese play "Pi-Pa-Ki" by Kao Tong Kai And Mao-Tseo

1st Produced:
Plymouth Theatre, New York    16839


1st Published:
Contained in: "Best Plays of 1945 - 1946" published by Dodds Mead 1946   -

Original cast recording: "Decca (Da 445) 1946

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Male:  28            Female:  11            Other:  -

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