Item Details

A Tale of Two Cities [electronic resource]: Live in Concert

MVD Entertainment Group
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Two men in love with the same woman. Two cities swept up by revolution. Charles Dickens' classic story, live in concert and set to music. Experience the acclaimed Broadway production, which fully captures all the thrills and romance of this timeless tale in a once-in-a-lifetime production. This beloved story concerns the love triangle of the young beauty Lucie Manette, the French aristocrat Charles Darnay, and the drunken cynic Sydney Carton - who are all caught in the clutches of the bloody French Revolution. This program also features members of the acclaimed original Broadway cast, and is narrated by Michael York. The score, by composer-lyricist-librettist Jill Santoriello, includes a brilliant new song, "Never Say Goodbye," written by Santoriello (lyrics) and composer Frank Wildhorn. Hear from Lucinda Dickens Hawksley, the great-granddaughter of the novelist, who served as the project's historical advisor and is interviewed here by York at London's Charles Dickens Museum.
Release Date
2011
Run Time
104 min.
Language
English
Rating
8 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 26, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Live In Concert
Contents
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "The Way It Ought to Be." (3:41)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "You'll Never Be Alone" (4:11)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "No Honest Way" (6:08)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "Reflection" (6:21)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "I Can't Recall" (5:00)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "The Promise" (5:45)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "Now At Last" (3:05)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "If Dreams Came True" (6:55)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "Out of Sight, Out of Mind" (5:23)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "I Always Knew" (1:31)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "Little One" (3:22)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "Until Tomorrow" (3:19)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "The Tale" (7:08)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "If Dreams Came True (Reprise)" (1:53)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "Never Say Goodbye" (2:48)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "The Bluff" (4:27)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "Let Her Be a Child" (5:59)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "The Letter" (5:03)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "Finale: I Can't Recall" (6:40)
  • Credits: A Tale of Two Cities: Live In Concert (3:44)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: "Without a Word" (3:39)
  • Interview: Charles Dickens' Lineage (3:21)
  • Interview: Publication of "A Tale of Two Cities" (4:28)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2011.
Publisher no.
51007 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (104 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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