Time and the Wind (musical)

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Time and the Wind is a musical revue by composer Galt MacDermot and lyricist by Norman Matlock. [1] Directed and choreographed by Louis Johnson with musical direction by MacDermot, the show premiered Off-Broadway at the John Houseman Studio Theater on July 27, 1995 with costumes by Bernard Johnson and lighting by Deborah Constantine. [2] The show was produced by Eric Krebs and AMAS Musical Theater Inc. [1] It starred Christopher Jackson, Carol Denise, Russell Joel Brown, Suzanne Griffin, Johnetta Alston, and Carl Hall. [2] In his review in The New York Times , Stephen Holden wrote, "The show calls itself "a New York musical revue," but aside from "Gentle Rain," which compares people to cockroaches, the lyrics include few references to urban life. The predominant musical style is the gospel-flavored pop-soul that flourished 25 years ago but has long since been usurped by funk, rap and hip-hop." [1]



The show follows the relationship arcs of three unidentified romantic couples: a young streetwise couple, a 30 something yuppy pair, and a middleaged argumentative couple. [1]

Musical numbers [2]

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  1. 1 2 3 4 Stephen Holden (August 11, 1995). "Theater Review: Romantic Adventures Of 3 Urban Couples". The New York Times .
  2. 1 2 3 Dan Dietz (10 March 2010). Off Broadway Musicals, 1910–2007: Casts, Credits, Songs, Critical Reception and Performance Data of More Than 1,800 Shows. McFarland & Company. p. 457. ISBN   9780786457311.