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My Life As a Fairy Tale (MP3s)

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    My Life as a Fairy Tale, a plotless show based on the writings of Hans Christian Andersen, features music and lyrics by Stephin Merritt. Co-produced by Lincoln Center Festival and the Hans Christian Andersen 2005 Foundation and directed by Chen Shi-Zheng, with book by Erik Ehn, the show received its world premiered at the Lincoln Center Festival, July 2005.

    Credits

    CAST
    Blair Brown: Mother
    Mia Maestro: Mermaid, Matchstick Girl, Mechanical Bird
    Qian Yi: Jenny Lind, Nightingale
    Mary Lou Rosato: Shadow
    Fiona Shaw: Poet

    MUSICIANS
    Charles Giordano: Accordion
    Douglas Quint: Bassoon
    Pinky Weitzman: Stroh violin
    Min Xiao-Fen: Electric pipa

    Musical Director: Kimberly Grigsby

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on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Release Date: 
Tuesday, March 14, 2006 (All day)
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Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79945

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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Tuesday, March 14, 2006 (All day)
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Artist Name: 
Stephin Merritt
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597994568
Price: 
12.00
Label: 
MP3
Description: 

My Life as a Fairy Tale, a plotless show based on the writings of Hans Christian Andersen, features music and lyrics by Stephin Merritt. Co-produced by Lincoln Center Festival and the Hans Christian Andersen 2005 Foundation and directed by Chen Shi-Zheng, with book by Erik Ehn, the show received its world premiered at the Lincoln Center Festival, July 2005.

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My Life as a Fairy Tale, a plotless show based on the writings of Hans Christian Andersen, features music and lyrics by Stephin Merritt. Co-produced by Lincoln Center Festival and the Hans Christian Andersen 2005 Foundation and directed by Chen Shi-Zheng, with book by Erik Ehn, the show received its world premiered at the Lincoln Center Festival, July 2005.

ProductionCredits: 

CAST
Blair Brown: Mother
Mia Maestro: Mermaid, Matchstick Girl, Mechanical Bird
Qian Yi: Jenny Lind, Nightingale
Mary Lou Rosato: Shadow
Fiona Shaw: Poet

MUSICIANS
Charles Giordano: Accordion
Douglas Quint: Bassoon
Pinky Weitzman: Stroh violin
Min Xiao-Fen: Electric pipa

Musical Director: Kimberly Grigsby