Adrift In Macao Musical Lyrics

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Adrift In Macao Lyrics

  1. In A Foreign City
  2. Grumpy Mood
  3. Tempura's Song   add
  4. Mister McGuffin   add
  5. Pretty Moon Over Macao   add
  6. Mambo Malaysian   add
  7. Sparks   add
  8. Adrift In Macao
  9. So Long   add
  10. Rick's Song Rick's Song Video  add
  11. The Chase   add
  12. I'm Actually Irish   add
  13. Ticky Ticky Tock   add

Christopher Durang wrote the book and lyrics for this musical, and Peter Melnick (a native of Ukraine) – wrote a very interesting music, under the direction of Jonathan Goldberg. All choreography was on Stephen Terrell, with which he did a fine job.

This musical is a noir staging, which, apart from situation comedy, involves a lot more elements that affect the basest and most primitive instincts of people – laughing because of obviously ridiculous situations, people and events. The book is written by one of the most amusing playwrights who takes care even with a bad plot, filling the stage with ongoing jokes, sparkling humor and incendiary characters.

All critics compose the praises to this story and the execution. For example, Boston Phoenix wrote: "The whole surroundings in which we are immersed – with beautiful women, a parody of the Eastern Man named Tempura (translated as shrimp – editor's note), with opium addicts, with the owners of go-go clubs and other clandestine brothels – created thanks to this wonderful Broadway show". Highly noted by the ability to make music – all praise Peter Melnick, who accurately and clearly feels the atmosphere.

In general, it should be said that this is a parody on the movies of Hollywood of period of 1940 – 1960, where there were more laughter because of the absurdity of the situation, rather than because of the great humor. And there were beautiful women and men too.
Release date: 2008
Last Update:December, 02nd 2015

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