"Gone with the Wind" Musical Begins World Tour in Beijing

By Mei Manuel, November 06, 2018 05:11 AM

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Beijing will be the first destination for the English musical "Gone with the Wind" as it starts its world tour on November 30.

The musical version is based on Margaret Mitchell's novel of the same name, with music and lyrics by French composer Gerard Presgurvic.

The English musical follows the French and Korean editions which debuted in 2003 and 2015 respectively.

When asked about the music for the musical, Presgurvic said his music is modern and highlights the connection between the stories of 19th century and the present and combines classic melody and modern rhythm.

The musical will be presented in Beijing Exhibition Theater.

 

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