Blood Brothers (Paperback)

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Musical drama / 5 male, 3 female, plus small chorus

Scenery: Interiors/Exteriors

Blood Brothers, by the author of Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine, is ahauntying rags to riches tragedy of our times. A woman with numerous children to support surrenders one of her new born twins to the childless woman she cleans for. The boys grow up streets apart, never learning the truth but becoming firm friends and falling in love with the same girl. One prospers while the other falls on hard times. A narrator warns that a price has to be paid for separating twins: the life of the blood brothers who die on the day they find out they are related.

"The most exciting thing to have happened to the English musical theatre for years."-Punch

"A full bodied musical, a wonderful melodrama that is also a thoroughly modern ballad opera."-Wall Street Journal

"There are so many good things to shout and sing about in this new musical."-Daily Mail.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780573080647
ISBN-10: 057308064X
Publisher: Samuel French Ltd
Publication Date: January 12th, 2011
Pages: 134
Language: English