THE UN-AMERICAN SONGBOOK

Conceived and written by Dick Vosburgh, original music by Denis King

Dick Vosburgh’s last major work before his death the following year. Sobering as well as entertaining--through song, parody, sketches and reminiscences, the evening chronicles the dark days of the notorious McCarthy witch hunts and the damages the House Un-American Activities Committee inflicted on writers and artists, along with the resulting paranoia that existed through those terrifying years.

First performed at the Theatre Museum, Covent Garden, 12 November 2006

CAST [4]

Neil McCaul, Johnny Myers, Jessica Martin, Denis King

MUSICAL NUMBERS


Key Changes

Black Beauty

Fact of the Day

It was discovered on the film set of "Privates On Parade" that Denis is almost exactly a foot shorter than John Cleese.

King Brothers Album

Listening Post

Yesterday's Children - John Kirk vocal


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