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Return to the forbidden planet

Author: Bob Carlton; William Shakespeare
Publisher: New York ; London : Samuel French, ©1998.
Series: French's musical library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Inspired by Shakepeare's The Tempest, this juke box musical is packed with rock 'n' roll classics such as Heard it Through the Grapevine, Young Girl, Good Vibrations, and Gloria. Blast off on a routine flight and crash into the planet D'Illyria where a sci fi version of The Tempest set to rock and roll golden oldies unfolds with glee. The planet is inhabited by a sinister scientist, Dr. Prospero; his delightful  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Librettos
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Carlton; William Shakespeare
ISBN: 0573695997 9780573695995
OCLC Number: 40423369
Notes: Previous ed.: London : Methuen, 1985.
"First London West End production opened at the Cambridge Theatre, September 11, 1989"--page 5.
Description: 72 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: French's musical library.
Responsibility: by Bob Carlton.

Abstract:

Inspired by Shakepeare's The Tempest, this juke box musical is packed with rock 'n' roll classics such as Heard it Through the Grapevine, Young Girl, Good Vibrations, and Gloria. Blast off on a routine flight and crash into the planet D'Illyria where a sci fi version of The Tempest set to rock and roll golden oldies unfolds with glee. The planet is inhabited by a sinister scientist, Dr. Prospero; his delightful daughter Miranda; Ariel, a faithful robot on roller skates; and an uncontrollable monster, the product of Prospero's Id, whose tentacles penetrate the space craft.
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