J. Edgar!

J. Edgar!

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A sidesplitting musical about one of the most powerful men of the 20th century. Learn about his secret love life, his need for personal privacy, and his obsession with knowing the private affairs of others.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:

Dan Castellaneta as Breck Nolan/McCarthy/Ike/Attorney General
Ethan Glazer as Young J. Edgar Hoover
John Goodman as Clyde Tolson
Kelsey Grammer as J. Edgar Hoover
Christopher Guest as Agent Cowley/Principal Hardfolk/Roy Cohn/President Truman/James Cagney
Rudy Hornish as Newsreel Announcer/Victor/JFK
John Kapelos as John Dillinger/LBJ
David L. Lander as Valet/Bank Teller/Anarchist
Tom Leopold as Thad Avery
Michael McKean as Maitre D’/Tony Clownpants/Agent Watson/Singer/FDR
Marian Mercer as Hoover’s Mother/Film Actress
D.W. Moffett as Agent Purvis
Marnie Mosiman as Helen/Stork Club Woman
Judith Owen as Lady in Red
Julie Payne as Carole Lombard/Maisie/Mrs. Ackerman
Harry Shearer as Walter Winchell

Book and lyrics by Tom Leopold and Harry Shearer. Original music performed by Peter Matz on the piano and Sydney Jill Lehman on the synthesizer.

Directed by Harry Shearer. Recorded before a live audience at the Guest Quarters Suite Hotel, Santa Monica in January of 1994.

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Tom Leopold, Harry Shearer, Music by Peter Matz


Dan Castellaneta, Ethan Glazer, John Goodman, Kelsey Grammer, Christopher Guest, Rudy Hornish, John Kapelos, David L. Lander, Tom Leopold, Michael McKean, Marian Mercer, D.W. Moffett, Marnie Mosiman, Judith Owen, Julie Payne, Harry Shearer

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978 1 58081 175 0

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