- Caligula (musical)
lyrics= Eric Svejcar
book= Eric Svejcar
basis= Roman Emperor
2004 New York CityConcert
2004NY Musical Theatre Festival
2006 Actor's Studio
"Caligula", subtitled "An Ancient Glam Epic", is a stage musical which tells the story of the notorious Roman Emperor
Caligulain the style of 1970s glam rock.
The musical's book, music, and lyrics are by Eric Svejcar. The musical was selected as a finalist for the 2003 Richard Rodgers Award. [http://www.playbill.com/news/article/88277.html Playbill.com] ] It was first presented publicly in May, 2004 in a concert production at the
Zipper Theatrein New York City. [http://gawker.com/news/diary/to-do-find-the-right-address-15300.php Gawker.com] ] The first full production was presented at the 2004 New York Musical Theatre Festival(NYMF) as one of the first shows of the inaugural festival. The production received the Golden NYMF audience award and played an extended run beyond the festival at the Theatre At St. Clementsin New York City. [http://www.curtainup.com/nymusicfestival.html CurtainUp.com] ] The production was directed by Michael Unger and starred Euan Morton.
Subsequent workshop productions were presented in 2006 at the
Actor's Studioin New York City.
* [http://theater2.nytimes.com/2004/09/27/theater/reviews/27FEST.html?ex=1170910800&en=e78703ac2d237579&ei=5070/ New York Times Review]
* [http://www.broadway.com/gen/Buzz_Story.aspx?ci=42002 Broadway.com review]
* [http://www.euanmorton.com/musicals/caligulathemusical.htm Production Information including scans of original playbills]
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