Adapted by Bernard da Costa from the diaries of Richard Wagner, Beethoven’s music soars in the background as Wagner, a poor young composer, struggles toward Vienna to meet the composer he idealizes. Translated by Anita Conrade.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Edward Asner as Beethoven
Allan Corduner as The Frenchman
Arye Gross as Wagner
Paul Mercier as Innkeeper/Doorman
Directed by Christine Bernard-Sugy. Recorded before a live audience at the Guest Quarters Suite Hotel, Santa Monica in May of 1994.