I wrote a totally unlicensed jukebox musical featuring the songs of singer-songwriter and pianist Regina Spektor, entitled ‘Break My Fall’. This was far from a difficult endeavor - not only are her songs naturally narrative in style, but there are even recurrent characters and motifs, such as Mary Ann, the Gravediggers and sailing vessels. Displayed above is a mock theatrical poster for ‘Break My Fall’. The listed actors (e.g. Vivian Darkbloom, Poligraf Sharikov) are figures from literature either referenced in Regina Spektor’s oevre or consistent with the themes of her work.
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