Professor Doctor Wedekind
explained that experiences such as climbing a rope helped to give children a sense of adventure while also promoting a child's desire to create art, including paintings and drawings.
In this case, Wedekind
has had a long connection with Motyka's family, as he bought his home from the Motyka's in 1994.
Richard Hopper, Learytodd Prods., R&D Theatricals, Brian Cromwell Smith, Invisible Wall Prods., Monica Horan Rosenthal presentation of the Deaf West Theatre production of a musical in two acts; MUSIC BY Duncan Sheik; BOOK AND LYRICS BY Steven Sater; BASED ON THE PLAY BY Frank Wedekind
. DIRECTED by Michael Arden.
Based on Frank Wedekind
's tragedies Erdegeist and Pandora's Box, the opera had its frill premiere only in 1979 after completion (by Friedrich Cerha) of Act III, still unfinished on Berg's death in 1935.
In the late 1800s and early 1900s George Feydeau and Frank Wedekind
were both writing plays about sex.
Berg's original inspiration for a "Lulu"-themed opera stemmed from a performance of Frank Wedekind
's 1904 play Die Buchse der Bandura [Pandora's Box], which the young composer saw in 1905.
The musical, presented by Flyleaf Theater, is a rock musical adaptation of Frank Wedekind
's expressionist play about the trials, tribulations and the exhilaration of the teen years.
The retention of the author Frank Wedekind
''s original character names is the only somewhat archaic gesture in an otherwise remarkable outpouring of youthful joys and griefs, which remain as revelatory as ever.
The production is the winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and is an adaptation of Frank Wedekind
's expressionist play about the trials, tribulations, and exhilaration of the teen years.
The story was later adapted into a silent movie (1929's Pandora's Box - taking the title of Wedekind
's second Lulu play) then an opera: Alban Berg's 1937 Lulu.
Franzen has authored 'The Twenty-Seventh City,' 'Strong Motion,' and 'The Discomfort Zone.' He has also published a collection of essays 'How to Be Alone' and a memoir, 'The Discomfort', and a translation of Frank Wedekind
's Spring Awakening.