I AM HARVEY MILK

Musical Theatre Oratorio by Andrew Lippa
Performance Pavilion - Morven Museum & Garden
$42 - $125; Youth 5-17 half-price

Andrew Lippa's musical theatre oratorio is an emotional celebration of an American icon. It weaves the story of Harvey Milk’s life – from boyhood to his rise as the first openly gay man to hold public office in California to his assassination. It's part choral work and part theater piece, directed by Noah Himmelstein.

I Am Harvey Milk was commissioned by the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, along with Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus, Vancouver Men’s Chorus, and Heartland Men’s Chorus. It received its premiere in 2013 at San Francisco's Nourse Theatre.

Logo reads as: I Am Harvey Milk: An Original Oratorio Celebrating an American Hero

Photo at top from the 2014 NYC production of I Am Harvey Milk, by Matthew Murphy.

Program


1.    An Operatic Masterpiece………………….Young Harvey, Harvey, Chorus
2.    I Am The Bullet…………………………………Chorus
3.    Dan White……………………….………………..Speaker
4.    You Are Here…………………………………….Harvey Milk, Chorus
5.    Anita Bryant………………………….…………..Speaker
6.    Friday Night in the Castro…………………Harvey Milk, Chorus
7.    Was I Wrong?............................................Soprano
8.    Rev. Dr. Phil Snider……………….……………Speaker
9.    A Decent Society……………………………….Chorus
10.    Sticks and Stones…………….………………Chorus
11.    John Briggs………………………………………..Speaker
12.    Lavender Pen…………………………………….Harvey Milk
13.    Thank You, Mrs. Rosenblat………………..Young Harvey, Soprano, Harvey
14.    San Francisco…………………………………….Chorus
15.    Leap…………………………………………………..Soprano, Chorus
16.    Tired of the Silence……………………………Full Company

 

Performers

CAST

Benjamin Pajak - Young Harvey
Adam Kantor - Harvey Milk
Scarlett Strallen - Soprano
Stacey Stevenson - Speaker

Princeton Symphony Orchestra
Princeton Festival Men’s Chorus
 

Personnel

Andrew Lippa, Conductor/Music Director

Noah Himmelstein, Director

Media

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