The Crow’s Theatre Production of Time After Time: The Chet Baker Project by James O’Reilly
January 14 – February 9, 2003
The Crow’s Theatre Production of
Time After Time: The Chet Baker Project by James O’Reilly
A seductive and musical look at cool jazz icon Chet Baker. This atmospheric new play recreates the world of Baker, his exquisite music and his self-destructive personal life. Like many in the jazz world, Baker was able to perform heartbreakingly tender music while living the damaged life of a heroin addict. Led by a writer / narrator who is obsessed by this talented musical genius, we travel, with live music, through Baker’s tragically brilliant life.
Cast includes: Danny DePoe, Philippa Domville, Randy Hughson, Shaun Smyth
Director Jim Millan
Musical Director Logan Medland
Set & Lighting Designer Steve Lucas
Costume Designer Angela Thomas
Audience Advice Time After Time contains adult themes and some strong language
Supported by Canadian Heritage, 100.3 the Q, Allison Piano
Time After Time: The Chet Baker Project (2001)
Time After Time is not a conventional biography or tribute show but rather a search for the essence of a man who created such beauty while destroying himself. Like a piece of music telling a story, Time After Time follows one character, The Writer, as he tries to shed light on this musical enigma. Through The Writer we become part of the play – watching in as Chet’s friends and lovers enact scenes from the past. All of these stories are punctuated musically with Chet accompanied by a live band playing all of his signature tunes.
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