Text – Itamar Moses
Direction – Pam MacKinnon
Scenic Design – David Zinn
Costume Design – Mathew J. LeFebvre
Lighting Design – David Lander
Sound Design – John Gromada
Production Stage Management – C.A. Clark
Steindorf – Jeffrey Carlson
Georg Friedrich Kaufmann – Richard Easton
Georg Balthasar Schott – Michael Emerson
Johann Friedrich Fasch – Boyd Gaines
Georg Lenck – Reg Rogers
Johann Christoph Graupner – Andrew Weems
and production bios
York Times article on Itamar Moses
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Leipzig, Germany, 1722: seven rival musicians jump at the chance to
fill the most sought-after musical post in Europe: organmaster at Leipzig.
Inspired by actual events, emerging playwright Itamar Moses has crafted
a hilarious fugue of schemes and mayhem as each musician deliciously
blackmails, bribes, and double-crosses to win the position. When Bach
at Leipzig played at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater last season, the
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said, “Imagine the Marx Brothers and
Tom Stoppard collaborating on a play.”
First preview, Friday, October 28; opening night, Monday, November 14;
final performance, Sunday, December 18.
Tuesday at 7:00pm; Wednesday – Friday at 8:00pm; Saturday at 3:00pm
and 8:00pm; Sunday at 2:00pm and 7:00pm.
Saturday, October 29, no 3:00pm performance
Sunday, October 30, no 2:00pm performance
Saturday, November 12, no 3:00pm performance Monday, November 14, added
7:00pm performance (opening night)
Tuesday, November 15, no performance Wednesday, November 23, no performance
(Thanksgiving eve) Thursday, November 24, no performance (Thanksgiving)
Tuesday, November 1; Tuesday, November 8; Tuesday, November 22; Tuesday,
approximately two hours with one intermission
Playwright Itamar Moses is the author of several plays, including Outrage,
Celebrity Row, and The Four of Us. His work has been produced and workshopped
at Hangar Theatre, Florida Stage, Wilma Theater, Portland Center Stage,
American Conservatory Theatre, McCarter Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club,
Underwood Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, New York Stage and Film,
La Mama, and elsewhere. He is currently at work on commissions for Playwrights
Horizons, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Wilma Theater, and Manhattan Theatre
Club. Itamar holds an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from NYU, has taught
playwriting at Yale and NYU, and is a New York Theatre Workshop Usual
Suspect. He was born in 1977 in Berkeley, CA. He now lives in Brooklyn,
MacKinnon has directed workshops of Bach at Leipzig at New York Stage
and Film as well as New York Theatre Workshop. She also recently directed
a workshop of Itamar Moses' The Four of Us (ACT-San Francisco). She
has worked extensively with Edward Albee, having directed the world
premiere of Peter and Jerry: Homelife and The Zoo Story (Hartford Stage),
the regional and European premieres of The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? (Alley
Theatre and Vienna's English Theatre), and The Play About the Baby (Goodman
Theatre and Philadelphia Theater Company). She is an Affiliated Artist
with Clubbed Thumb, a New York City-based company devoted to new American
Fall 1996, as a college undergraduate, Itamar Moses takes a music history
class. In the margin of Malcolm Boyd’s biography of Bach, he writes
a note, “Is there a play in this?” Writes a one-act set
in the present day called LEIPZIG, which he immediately discards.
2000, as a
graduate student at NYU, Itamar Moses writes first version of BACH AT
version produced at The Hangar Theatre, Ithaca, NY.
first version produced, Florida Stage, Manalapan, FL.
receives amended first version of BACH AT LEIPZIG and another play,
reading of OUTRAGE, directed by Pam MacKinnon, as part of Mondays @
3 series. NYTW artistic director James Nicola looks to continue working
with Itamar Moses.
AT LEIPZIG is part of NYTW’s Dartmouth Summer Residency, during
which Itamar Moses further develops text. NYTW commits to a full production.
of first version at New York Stage and Film Company, Poughkeepsie, NY.
Further develops text.
– Fall 2004,
Itamar Moses writes final version of text.
reading at NYTW of final version. NYTW artistic director James Nicola
believes text is fully ready for production. Production scheduled for
version produced at Milwaukee Repertory Theater, directed by Pam MacKinnon.
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