Charleys Tante - Charley's Aunt
"Charley's Aunt" is a comedy musical with 12 songs, based on the
original comedy play of Brandon Thomas. The music was composed in 2006
the "Schauspielhaus Chemnitz".
Version of 2006:
Compositions and musical direction: Niels Foelster
Scenery and Props: Marcus Lachmann
Light: Dietmar Lange
Book: Daniel Call
Performance right of the music and revising of the 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, see below)
In 2006 I composed 18 songs of different musical styles (ballads, latin, pop and rock songs) for "Charley's Aunt", the well-known comedy by Brandon Thomas. The musical was performed 24 times in Chemnitz. In 2015 I revised book and music. The musical is published in the CANTUS Theaterverlag. The photos above took Dietmar Lange from Chemnitz. The Band: Drums, Electric Bass and Double Bass, Acoustic Guitar and Electric Guitar, Keyboard and Violin.
Additional articles from 2007:
27.09.2015: I found out by accident that my music for "Charleys 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 confirmed that they performed my music. This is copyright infringement. 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.