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Mr. Mark Twain Musical Lyrics

Mr. Mark Twain description

The project is a musical biography of the famous American writer Mark Twain, who had a decade of working experience in Elmira, New York State & Hartford, Connecticut, as well as he was engaged in broadcasting on a number of public television stations. In 1988, the company Premier Recordings had released the original CD, which included all the songs of the musical, a number of dialogues & monologues. Video & DVD productions are currently in development. The basis of the production is a book written by J. Iredale. Music & lyrics created by composer W. P. Perry.

The director & choreographer of the show was selected D. Rosa, musical arrangement did W. D. Brohn. The creators wanted to create in every sense the volumetric musical. The cast has included more than 60 artists. In order to emphasize the greatness of the project, designers headed by W. Groom, built large-scale decorations, some elements of which reached 40 feet. Throughout all show, the unchanged leading actor was W. Perley. The most singing character went to actor J. Waddell.

In this creation harmoniously combined scenes of life of Mark Twain & the numbers of excerpts from his most popular books. With the creation of the musical linked very interesting fact. In 1989, William P. Perry went to Russia & selected 24 dancers from Great Ballet. The director took them all with him to America & eventually they became an integral part of this creation. It was a significant event during the Cold War, which greatly contributed to the development of cooperation between the two countries in the cultural sphere.
Release date: 2009
Last Update:May, 16th 2016


Mr. Mark Twain Lyrics

  1. Act 1
  2. Orchestral Prelude: "When Out on the River" Lyrics 
  3. We're Goin' Fishin' Lyrics 
  4. A Pilot on the Mississippi Lyrics 
  5. Welcome to Paris Lyrics 
  6. The Can-Can Lyrics 
  7. Roughing It Lyrics 
  8. National Lecture Tour Lyrics 
  9. The Skating Madrigal Lyrics 
  10. I Know There's a Place Lyrics 
  11. The House on the Hill Lyrics 
  12. Act 2
  13. The Camelot Rag Lyrics 
  14. Round the World Lecture Tour Lyrics 
  15. Russian Dance Lyrics 
  16. When Out on the River Lyrics 
  17. Let's Give the Folks a Taste of Royalty Lyrics 
  18. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Lyrics 
  19. Men of Oxford Lyrics 
  20. Finale: I Know There's a Place; Homeward Bound Lyrics 

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