Episode 45: Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA
Recorded Oct 19, 2011
Hosted by John Maurer
In this Podcast we talk with The director and some of the cast of the Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA being produced by Maurer Productions Onstage Our Guests include Director Dan Maurer and actors Meera Mohan and Kim Suskind.
Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA is a contemporary musical take on a grand classic tale of the timeless bond between an enslaved Nubian princess and an Egyptian soldier. As forbidden love blossoms between them, the young lovers are forced to face death or part forever. Together, they set a shining example of true devotion that ultimately transcends the vast cultural differences between their warring nations, heralding a time of unprecedented peace and prosperity. With a pop-rock score that features stirring ballads and rousing choral numbers, Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA is a modernclassic that embraces multi-cultural casting and exuberant dancing, staging and singing.