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John Kander

JOHN KANDER

  

Nationality:    USA
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Literary Agent:    ICM Partners  

John Kander's plays including theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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Research:    Member of the Dramatists Guild of America (as at 2015)

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below is a list of John Kander's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        And The World Goes Round         Andra         Brick, The         Cabaret         Chicago         Curtains         Family Affair, A         Landing, The         Scottsboro Boys, The



And The World Goes Round

Synopsis:
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Notes:
Music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb

1st Produced:
Westside Theatre, New York     18 Mar 1991

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
Original cast recording: RCA (09026-60904-2) 1991

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Andra

Synopsis:
A boy who loves mathematics meets a carpenter who loves mythology. They form a friendship and the carpenter introduces the boy to the wonders of fiction and astronomy

Notes:
Music by John Kander; lyrics and book by Gregory Pierce. Originally performed with two other one act musicals under the overall title: "The Landing"

1st Produced:
Vineyard Theatre, New York     01 Nov 2013

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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
One act musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Brick, The

Synopsis:
A boy is staying with his aunt. She is obsessed with all things to do with 1930s gangsters. She had bought a bullet riddled blood soaked brick from the wall of the garage where the St Valentine's Day Massacre took place

Notes:
Music by John Kander; lyrics and book by Gregory Pierce. Originally performed with two other one act musicals under the overall title: "The Landing"

1st Produced:
Vineyard Theatre, New York     Npv 2013

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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
One act musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Cabaret

Cabaret
Cliff Bradshaw a young American writer has gone to Berlin to get inspiration. He gets lodgings at Fraulein Schneider's. Cliff goes to the Kit Kat Club and is entranced by the english singer - Sally Bowles

Notes:
Music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb; book by Joe Masteroff. Based on short stories by Christopher Isherwood and the play "I Am A Camera" by John Van Druten

1st Produced:
Broadhurst Theater, New York     20 Nov 1966

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Newmarket Press 1999   

Music:
Original cast recording Columbia (SK 60533) 1966

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Genre:
Gay/Lesbian Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Chicago

Chicago
Set in the Windy City in 1927, the show chronicles the exploits of a down-on-her-luck chorus girl as she goes on trial for murder, attracts a media circus, and parlays her dubious notoriety into fame and fortune. If all this sounds a bit like anything that could be found on Court TV today, chalk it up to creators Kander & ebb and Bob Fosse for being way ahead of their time.
nytheatre.com

Notes:
Book by Fred ebb And Bob Fosse; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred ebb; Based on the play "Chicago" by Maurine Dallas Watkins

1st Produced:
46th Street Theater, New York, NY     03 Jun 1975

Organisations:
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1st Published:
Samuel French Inc, New York,    

Music:
Original cast recording: Bay Cities (3003) 1975

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Genre:
135 min Musical

Parts:
Male:  9            Female:  10            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Curtains

Curtains
Curtains unfolds backstage at Boston's Colonial theatre in 1959, where a new musical could be a Broadway smash, were it not for the presence of its talent-free leading lady. When the hapless star dies on opening night during her curtain call, Lieutenant Frank Cioffi arrives on the scene to conduct an investigation. But the lure of the theatre proves irresistible and after an unexpected romance blooms for the stage-struck detective, he finds himself just as drawn toward making the show a hit as he is in solving the murder.
nytheatre.com

Notes:
Book by Rupert Holmes; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Original Book And Concept by Peter Stone; Additional lyrics by John Kander And Rupert Holmes

1st Produced:
Al Hirschfeld Theatre, NY     27 Feb 2007

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
Manhattan Records 2007

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  8            Female:  5            Other:  Flexible ensemble

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Family Affair, A

Family Affair, A
Gerry and Sally want to get married. Her guardian wants a small quiet ceremony. His mother wants the biggest most lavish affair ever

Notes:
Music by John Kander; lyrics by John Kander And James Goodman; book by William Golding And James Golding

1st Produced:
Billy Rose Theatre, New York     1962

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
Original cast recording: DRG 1962

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Genre:
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Landing, The

Synopsis:
The boy is adopted by a gay couple

Notes:
Music by John Kander; lyrics and book by Gregory Pierce. Originally performed with two other one act musicals under the overall title: "The Landing"

1st Produced:
Vineyard Theatre, New York     01 Nov 2013

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
One act Gay/Lesbian musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Scottsboro Boys, The

Scottsboro Boys, The
the Scottsboro Boys explores the infamous "Scottsboro" case of the 1930s when a group of African American teenagers were unjustly accused of attacking two white women-and the boys' attempts to prove their innocence.
- nytheatre.com

Notes:
book by David Thompson; music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred ebb

1st Produced:

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
Original cast recording: Jay Records (1421)

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  11            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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