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More than any other popular songwriter in recent memory, Harry Chapin was a storyteller. He celebrated the extraordinary lives of ordinary folk, and whether through comedy or pathos, reminded us of a shared emotional heritage. Here, the most inherently theatrical of Chapin's narrative pieces have been assembled, allowing the stories within them to dictate their own dramatic shape.
Original production by Joseph Stern, Sandi, Stephen & Tom Chapin.
Director & Choreographer: Pat Dawson
Musical Director: Douglas Livingston
Sheridan Hall, Sheridan
Sonya Grundy, Cathy Hansen, Megan Hill, Sarah Jane Hood, Sid Kroach, Lizzie Kurtz, Brenda Massey, Stephanie Parker, Hannah Strong, Regan Thiel, Kara Tremel, Karen Westbye
Matthew Hussey, J.D. Ibay, Howard Jackson, Ryan Kelly, Mark Umphrey, Graham Vick, Jean-Paul Yovanoff
Lies & Legends; The Musical Stories of Harry Chapin, Harry Chapin, Theatre Sheridan, musical theatre
Theatre and Performance Studies
Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design
Department of Visual and Performing Arts
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Theatre Sheridan, "Lies & Legends; the Musical Stories of Harry Chapin, November 8 – 25, 1995" (1995). Theatre Sheridan Productions. 106.
Dawson, P. (Director). (1995, November 8 – 25). Lies & legends; The musical stories of Harry Chapin [Theatre Performance]. Oakville: Theatre Sheridan.