The Great Gerardo – A Comedy
By Frank Wedekind
Presented by the Online Stage
On the day of his departure to sing Tristan in Brussels, the celebrated tenor Gerardo receives three unwelcome visitors. Despite their persistent attentions, he manages to honor his singing contract, but at an unexpected personal cost.
This play was originally published as The Court Singer (Der Kammersänger). The English version used for this recording was prepared by Alan Weyman and drew upon the following translations: 1) Albert Wilhelm Boesche – The Court Singer; 2) André Tridon – The Tenor
Cast: Gerardo – Alan Weyman; Helen Marova – Erin Louttit; Professor Duehring – Noel Badrian; Isabel Coehurne – Sarah Hulslander; Muller – Noel Badrian; Valet – David Prickett; Bell Boy – Leanne Yau.