Charleys Tante - Charley's Aunt
A comedy musical with 12 songs after the correspondent original play
by Brandon Thomas. Commissioned work by Schauspielhaus Chemnitz
(version of 2006).
compositions and musical arrangements:
Set and costume design:
Assistent: Katrin Fritze
Light: Max Willmes
Director: Niels Foelster
Version of 2006:
Compositions and musical direction: Niels Foelster
Scenery and Props: Marcus Lachmann
Light: Dietmar Lange
Book: Daniel Call
Performing rights of the music and revised book (2015):
|Premiere on the
17th of March in 2007 in the "Schauspielhaus Chemnitz"
24 performances in the 2007/2008 season
In 2014: 10 performances in the "Theatrum Mundi Schwabach" (without permission, copyright infringement, please see below)
Premiere of the revised version:
9./10.11. und 16./17.11.2018 in Dallgow-Döberitz
Photos © 2018 Traumzeitfotos Ute Bartels:
In 2006 I composed 18 songs of different musical
latin, pop and rock songs) for
Aunt", the well-known comedy, originally by Brandon Thomas. The musical
performed 24 times at the Theater Chemnitz. In 2015 I revised book and
new revised version is published at CANTUS
The live musical players of the new version are a violin, a flute,
piano and playbacks. The Band of 2006: Drums,
Electric Bass and Double Bass, Acoustic Guitar and Electric
Guitar, Keyboard and Violin.
The new revised version premiered on 9th November 2018 in
Dallgow-Döberitz, Germany. A production of Musik- und Kunstschule
Havelland in cooperation with Marie-Curie-Gymnasium
The German Musical Archiv, collection Klaus Baberg: Deutsches Musicalarchiv (C_24 Charleys Tante)
Weitere Presseartikel aus 2007:
The CANTUS Theaterverlag owns the performing rights and can be purchased only here: www.theaterverlag-cantus.de
27.09.2015: I found out by accident that my music for "Charley's Aunt" was sold to the Theatrum Mundi Schwabach (a theatre in Southern Germany) without my knowledge and permission. I was not involved in the revenue.
3.11.2015: The theatre director Mr. Odörfer confirmed that they performed my music. This is a violation of german copyright law. The Berlin based publisher infringed copyright laws by selling my material to the Theatrum Mundi.
27.12.2017: I received the written confirmation from the theatre Theatrum Mundi that they performed my music on stage during 2014.
25.09.2018: Mr. Call (author of the scipt in 2006) gives Mr. Odörfer the written confirmation, that he is not a composer and that the music to "Charley's Aunt" is completly composed by me.
October 2018: The theater removes the addition "& music" from their website. Now it shows only: "Script by Daniel Call".