New Japanese Production of The Scarlet Pimpernel to Open This Month
Gabriel Barre (Camille Claudel) will direct a new production of The Scarlet Pimpernel in Japan at Umeda Arts Theatre. The show, with choreography by Yurika Minato, will run from October 19- November 29 in both Tokyo and Osaka. The production boasts a terrific cast including Kanji Ishimaru as Percy Blakeney, Kei Aran as Marguerite St. Just, and Kazutaka Ishii as Chauvelin.
For more details, including an update from Barre, please see the Pimpernel productions page.
Storybook Cabaret Recordings Available
We have just posted a set of concert highlights from "Storybook: The Lyrics of Nan Knighton", a cabaret show
which was presented in 2000 at Sam's Restaurant. These include songs written with Frank Wildhorn, Howard Marren,
Jonathan Larson, Robert Lindsey Nassif, Martyn Axe, Fred Werner and Tim DiPasqua. The songs are available for
streaming using the player to the right. Further details are listed on the
Storybook Cabaret page.
More Demo Tracks Added to Site
We have posted several demo tracks from Nan's collaborations with Fred Werner and Frank Wildhorn.
These include "Ask For The Moon", "High Time" (which was written for The Scarlet Pimpernel), "If
This Were A Gershwin Tune" and "Words". They can be streamed from the
Other Recordings page. Also see our other recent additions
to the site: demo recordings from Open House and
Linda Eder as
54 Below Presented Pimpernel in Concert
54 Below presented a one-night-only concert performance of The Scarlet Pimpernel on Monday, February
29th, 2016. It featured Christine Andreas (from the original Broadway cast of Pimpernel), Brian Charles
Rooney, Douglas Ladnier, Jessica Hendy and the Broadway by the Year Chorus. The concert was music directed by Ross
Patterson. It was produced, directed and hosted by Scott Siegel. There were two performances, at 7pm and 9:30pm.
For more details, see the 54 Below website.
New Recordings of "Gold" and "Only Love"
Oak Joo-Hyun, who starred in the Korean premiere production of Rudolf as Mary Vetsera,
has released a recording of Frank Wildhorn's music entitled "Gold". The album includes "Gold" from
Camille Claudel (sung in Korean) and "Only Love" from Rudolf (sung in English), along with
eight other selections. The album can be purchased at
More Details and Updates...