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America’s Musical Theatre; Cradle Will Rock, The

05/26/1983


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Series
America’s Musical Theatre
Program
Cradle Will Rock, The
Program Number

301

Series Description

Series release date: 1983

Program Description

The 1985 revival from John Houseman's "The Acting Company" of Marc Blitzstein's 1937 musical. Blitzstein used the musical form to set forth, in deliberate cartoon-like terms, his plea for industrial unionization. Patti LuPone plays Moll in this version produced by WGBH as part of a NEA funded series on America's musical theater.

Duration

00:91:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Music
Performing Arts
Citation
Chicago: “America’s Musical Theatre; Cradle Will Rock, The,” 05/26/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_26A1502F788049C0BA671740C412F02C.
MLA: “America’s Musical Theatre; Cradle Will Rock, The.” 05/26/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_26A1502F788049C0BA671740C412F02C>.
APA: America’s Musical Theatre; Cradle Will Rock, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_26A1502F788049C0BA671740C412F02C
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