THE YOUNG PORNOGRAPHERS
(An old-fashioned Soviet love story)
Berlin, 1953. An 'iron curtain' draws across war ravaged Germany. Berlin divides in two. Trapped in the east, two young pornographers become embroiled in the chaos of circumstance, art and love.
American jazz meets Soviet farce in this world premiere concert performance. With a Broadway influenced score conducted by the composer, live 14-piece orchestra and stellar cast, this latest Lyric commission promises to be a musical for our time.
“Mitchell has long been the coming man in musical theatre” (The Guardian).
Currently under development with the Lyric New Writing Department.