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Projects, 1979-1995 (continued)
Herstory [cabaret], 1989
Performed at Adelphi University; script by Nicholas Petron, lyrics by Petron, Dan Kagan, Melody Cooper, music by JL
BOX-FOLDER 5/2 "Menopause" piano-vocal scores
2 holograph manuscripts; 3 p. each
BOX-FOLDER 5/2 "The same" piano-vocal scores
2 holograph manuscripts; 4, 7 p.
Ideal landscape
see Garden party
J. Glitz [piano-bar act], 1982-1984
Developed by JL, Marin Mazzie, Scott Burkell
BOX-FOLDER 5/3-4 Lyric sheets, script, correspondence, notes
Typescript and holograph manuscript
BOX-FOLDER 5/5 Running order, dialogue
Holograph manuscript; [20] p.
BOX-FOLDER 5/6 Songlists
Holograph manuscript; [2] p.
J.P. Morgan saves the nation [musical], 1995
Book and lyrics by Jeffrey Jones, music by JL
BOX-FOLDER 5/7-9 Draft scripts
7 typescripts
BOX-FOLDER 5/7-9 Lyric sheets
Typescript
Annotations
BOX-FOLDER 5/9 Piano-vocal score
Printed
Titles include: All American businessmen; Your loving wife/Jack o'diamonds
BOX-FOLDER 5/9 Production materials
BOX-FOLDER 5/10-11 Printed piano-vocal scores, lyric sheets, scripts, production materials
Annotations
BOX-FOLDER 6/1-2 2 scripts, 1995
Annotations
BOX-FOLDER 6/3, 6/5 Lead sheets, lyric sheets, production materials, miscellany
BOX-FOLDER 6/4 Clippings, 1995
BOX-FOLDER 6/6-7 2 piano-vocal scores and lead sheets
Printed and photocopies
Titles include: All American businessmen; JP Morgan chant; I loved a sailor; Beating; Greenback dollars; Get what you want; The woman died (Morgan's lament); Run that railroad; Railroad war; He don't know how; Gentlemen's agreement; Your loving wife/Jack o'diamonds; Appetite Annie; The bail out; The panic; Hold on to your money; I see a man; Proceedings; Sail on
Land before time [children's storybooks with cassettes], 1988
Background music by JL; includes the episodes: Friends in need; Search for the valley
BOX-FOLDER 6/8 "Friends in need" script
Typescript; [9] p.
Annotations
BOX-FOLDER 6/8 "Search for the valley" script
Typescript; 10 p.
Annotations
BOX-FOLDER 6/8 Notes
Holograph; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 6/8 Score
Holograph manuscript; [19] p.
Titles include: Great valley; Tree star; Follow heart...; Cera
El libro de buen amor [musical], 1979
Adapted from the poems of Juan Ruiz; book and lyrics by Jacques Burdick, music by JL; performed at Adelphi University
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Script
Typescript; 40 p.
Annotations
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Lyric sheets
Typescript and photocopies
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Lead sheets
Holograph manuscript and photocopies; [7] p.
Titles include: Epitaph; Guitar melody; Aristotle; Wandering student's song; Enviada; Vete into blind beggars; Don’t slander love
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Production materials
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Music notebook, 1979 Sept. 19 - 1979 Oct. 8
Holograph manuscript; approximately [20] p.
BOX-FOLDER 7/3 Script, 1985
Typescript; 36 p.
Manhattan tower [unproduced project], undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/4 Script
Typescript; 25 p.
Annotations
Laid in: notes; [11] p.
Martin on the inside [musical], circa 1980-1987
Book and lyrics by Dan Kagan, music by JL
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 Script
Typescript; 69 p.
A midsummer night's dream [play], 1991
JL composed incidental music for production at New Jersey Shakespeare Festival
BOX-FOLDER 7/6 Scores
Holograph manuscript and photocopies; [4] p. each
Titles include: The beat; CNN; Faery's lullaby
Laid in: lyric sheets, miscellany; [10] p.
BOX-FOLDER 7/6 Notes
Holograph manuscript; [10] p.
Mowgli [unproduced musical], 1984-1995
Book and lyrics by Seth Goldman, music by JL
BOX-FOLDER 7/7 Script, 1984
Typescript; 39, 37 p.
BOX-FOLDER 7/8 Script
Typescript; 48, 31 p.
BOX-FOLDER 7/9 Business papers
Includes items related to "Genre in a drum" and El libro de buen amor
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 "Morning song" piano score
Holograph manuscript; [14] p.
Laid in: script pages, notes
Naked truth: ten takes on censorship (& some music) [play], 1990
Incidental music by JL for a collection of one-acts by various authors, presented by Naked Angels
BOX-FOLDER 7/11 Script pages
Typescript and photocopies; [86] p.
BOX-FOLDER 7/11 Notes, miscellany
Holograph manuscript; approximately [46] p.
National lampoon [unproduced musical revue], 1989
see also Presidential politcs
JL one of several contributors
Alternate titles: Presidential politics; The future of presidential politics; National lampoon’s tricentennial revue; National lampoon’s American tricentennial; 2076.
BOX-FOLDER 8/1-3 Sketches, lyric sheets, notes
Titles include: Likability/Former home; Likability/La di da; The vision thing; Do unto them; Think of America
BOX-FOLDER 8/4 "Kodak saves the day" lyric sheets, chord progressions; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 8/4 "Out of my dreams" lyric sheets
Typescript; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 8/4 "The vision thing" choral arrangement
Holograph manuscript; [6] p.
BOX-FOLDER 8/4 "Vision thing/Do unto them/Nina chorus Likability/La di da" lyric sheets, chord progressions
Holograph manuscript; [10] p.
BOX-FOLDER 8/5 Revue sketches and lyrics by various authors
Typescripts
No sacred cows: a sample cabaret [cabaret], 1985-1989
Material by several authors including JL
BOX-FOLDER 8/6 Lyric sheets, scripts
Typescript
Includes lyric sheet for "Valentine's day"
One big happy family [cabaret], 1985
“A controversial socio-political cabaret” performed at Adelphi University and Panache nightclub; book and lyrics by Michael John Lindsay, music by JL
BOX-FOLDER 8/7 Lyric sheets, sketches
Typescript
Annotations
Titles include: One big happy family; A message from Jim & Tammy; Proper brutality; K hell; An old joke; He touched me; George Schultz rap; A word about fads; I’m stupid; Christian soldier of fortune; Homosexual rag; Vigilante; Middle class blues; But what about the children; Ethiopian humor; And the candle burns; Union carbide/Good job Bonzo; Finale (revised)
BOX-FOLDER 8/7 Music manuscripts
Titles include: And the candle burns; One big happy family; I’m stupid; Finale
BOX-FOLDER 8/8 Miscellaneous items found with One big happy family
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