Lost in the Stars by the Highbury Opera Theatre at the Union Chapel, London.
Lost in the Stars dress rehearsals at the Union Chapel.
The Highbury Opera Theatre is putting on a fully-staged London premiere of Lost in the Stars, Kurt Weill's final 1949 musical, with words by Maxwell Anderson, based on Alan Paton’s novel Cry, the Beloved Country. The show includes children from Gayhurst Community school in Hackney and schools from London Borough of Islington. The cast is led by South African operatic baritone Denver Martin-Smith and Zimbawean Lucky Moyo, who has toured the world as the lead voice of the popular a capella group Black Umfolozi. The large chorus is anchored by Eclectic Voices. The production is conducted by Scott Stroman and directored by Jean Lacornerie.