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The Immigrant

Mark Harelik, Sarah Knapp, Steven M. Alper

Full Length Musical, Drama  /  2f, 2m

Book by Mark Harelik
Lyrics by Sarah Knapp
Music by Steven M. Alper

Nominee! Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical
Nominee! Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Orchestrations

"A deeply satisfying new musical... touches the heart, glows with humor and soothes the ear" - New York Times

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    2f, 2m
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Accolades
Accolades
  • Nominee! Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical
    Nominee! Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Orchestrations
Description
The Immigrant is the biographical story of the author's grandfather, a young Jew who fled the pogroms of Czarist Russia in 1909 and pushed his banana cart into the tiny Baptist community of Hamilton, Texas. Given shelter by a childless older couple, he sent for his wife, raised a family, and made this town his home. A true story of parents and children, newcomers and natives, Christians and Jews, and the realization of the American Dream.

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Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: 1900-1910

Casting

2f, 2m
Cast Attributes

Music

  • Orchestra Size: Small/Combo

Materials

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5 Piano/Conductor Scores (Act 1)
5 Piano/Conductor Scores (Act 2)

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Press

"A deeply satisfying new musical... touches the heart, glows with humor and soothes the ear" - New York Times

"...A buoyant, heartbreaking achievement... The Immigrant speaks to what it is to be an American." - Denver Post

"...easily the best thing we saw in New York this year." - BBC Radio 3

" ...funny, gripping, tragic and true... featuring a score of great artfulness." - Chicago Sun Times

"Everything a musical should be!" - Wall Street Journal/Zagat

Videos

  • The Immigrant: A New American Musical

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Authors

Author

Mark Harelik

Author

Sarah Knapp

Steven M. Alper

Steven M. Alper is a music composer, primarily for the theatre, as well as an orchestrator and author. He wrote and orchestrated the score for the musical The Immigrant, for which he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Outstan ...

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