The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd


Synopsis:

The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd unfolds as a series of symbolic encounters between two characters: the upper-class Sir and the working class Cocky. Set in an allegorical world, the characters symbolize the challenges faced by individuals in society, highlighting themes of power, inequality, and the pursuit of dignity. The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd is an exploration of class, social issues, and the human spirit.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1964)

Cast Size: 7+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: N/A


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1965)➝


Resources

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


Tags

1960s, Avant-Garde, British, Original


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