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El cruce sobre el Niágara (1969), Alonso Alegría

Productions in Spanish

El cruce sobre el Niágara (Alonso Alegría)

Director: Alonso Alegría
Dates: 23 May 1969
Venue: ENAE Theatre
Location: Lima, Peru
Further information

Luis Alvarez played BLONDIN and Luis Merino played CARLO.  Remberto LaTorre was the lighting director and designed the sets, and Hans Lewitus composed the music.

Productions in English

Crossing the Niagara (Louis W. Scheeder)

Director: Louis W. Scheeder
Based on translation: Crossing the Niagara by Louis W. Scheeder , Alonso Alegría
Production company: Folger Theater Group
Dates: 19 February 1981
Venue: 201 East Capitol Street
Location: Washington DC, United States
Further information

Set and lighting design by Hugh Lester; costume design by Bary Allen Odom; sound design by Soundwave Inc.; high-wire consultant, Philippe Petit; production stage manager, Elizabeth Hamilton; assistant stage manager, Kevin Kinley. Presented by Mr. Scheeder, producer, and Michael Sheehan, associate producer.  The role of Blondin was played by Michael Tolaydo, and the role of Carlo was played by Tobias Haller.

Entry written by Gwendolen Mackeith. Last updated on 5 October 2010.

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JimMcCarthy wrote 13 Nov 2016, 9:42 a.m.
UK Production of Crossing Niagara This play was also performed at Sheffield Crucible Theatre in the early 1970s. It was directed by the late Mel Smith and the part of Blondin was played by Stephen Leigh. I have no further details but I was in the audience for one of the performances.
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