Photo Coverage: LoveMusik Opening Night Party

Manhattan Theatre Club's LoveMusik, starring Michael Cerveris as Kurt Weill and Donna Murphy as Lotte Lenya, opened at the Biltmore Theatre on May 3rd.

Suggested by the letters of Weill and Lenya, LoveMusik features a book by Pulitzer and Tony Award-winner Alfred Uhry (Driving Miss Daisy, Parade). Musical staging is provided by Patricia Birch (A Little Night Music), and direction by 21-time Tony Award-winner Harold Prince (The Phantom of the Opera, Cabaret, and Sweeney Todd). "LoveMusik follows the lives of the unlikeliest of lovers – the brilliant, intellectual German composer Kurt Weill (Cerveris) and the woman who became his muse and star, Lotte Lenya (Murphy). LoveMusik is an epic romance, set in Berlin, Paris, Broadway and Hollywood, spanning 25 years in the lives of this complicated couple," state press notes.

The production also features David Pittu (Bertolt Brecht) and John Scherer (George Davis), with Judith Blazer, Edwin Cahill, Herndon Lackey, Erik Liberman, Ann Morrison, Graham Rowat, Rachel Ulanet and Jessica WrightLoveMusik features the lyrics of Maxwell Anderson, Bertolt Brecht, Howard Dietz, Roger Fernay, Ira Gershwin, Oscar Hammerstein II, Langston Hughes, Alan Jay Lerner, Maurice Magre, Ogden Nash, Elmer Rice and Kurt Weill.

Visit www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com for more information.  Click here for photo coverage of LoveMusik's star-studded red carpet and curtain call.

Photos by Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.

 


Judith Blazer


Judith Blazer


Judith Blazer


Judith Blazer


Erik Liberman


Erik Liberman


Erik Liberman


Graham Rowat


Graham Rowat


Rachel Ulanet


Rachel Ulanet


Jessica Wright


Jessica Wright and Edwin Cahill


Herndon Lackey


Ann Morrison


Ann Morrison


David Pittu


David Pittu


David Pittu


David Pittu


Alfred Uhry


Alfred Uhry


Alfred Uhry


Alfred Uhry


Harold Prince


Harold Prince


Harold Prince


Harold Prince


Harold Prince


Michael Cerveris


Michael Cerveris


Michael Cerveris


Michael Cerveris


Michael Cerveris


Donna Murphy


Donna Murphy


Donna Murphy


Donna Murphy


Donna Murphy


Donna Murphy and Richie Ridge ("Broadway Beat")


Richie Ridge and Donna Murphy


Donna Murphy


Donna Murphy


Donna Murphy


Donna Murphy


Donna Murphy and Michael Cerveris


Donna Murphy and Michael Cerveris


Donna Murphy and Michael Cerveris

Click here for photo coverage of LoveMusik's star-studded red carpet and curtain call.

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