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Oh what a lovely war

Theatre Workshop (London, England).

Oh what a lovely war

by Theatre Workshop (London, England).

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Published by Methuen Drama, distributed in the United States of America by HEB Inc. in London, Portsmouth, N.H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Drama.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Theatre Workshop, Charles Chilton and the members of the original cast ; military adviser, Raymond Fletcher.
    GenreDrama.
    SeriesA Methuen modern play, Methuen modern plays
    ContributionsChilton, Charles.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16602326M

      Oh What a Lovely War is a theoretical chronicle of the horrors of the First World War told through the songs and documents of the period. First performed by Theatre Workshop - under the direction of Joan Littlewood - in at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, London, it was acclaimed by audiences and critics. It won the Grand Prix of the Theatre des Nations festival in Paris that year, was. Oh What a Lovely War (Original, Musical, Revue, Broadway) opened in New York City and played through

      The Were Only Playing Leapfrog From Oh What A Lovely War! - Duration: WW1Photos , views. By Order of the King - Rare British WW1 song - Duration: Oh! What a Lovely War at Hart House Theatre runs until March 7, Tickets are Adults $28, Seniors $20 and Students $ On Wednesdays, student admission is $ Book online and pick up tickets at the Hart House Theatre Box Office before the show. You might be interested in reading my review of Legally Blonde: The Musical at Hart House Theatre.

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