Street Scene

Musical
Original
This operatic adaptation of Elmer Rice's Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows the inhabitants of a tenement building in New York, including a wife and mother whose extramarital affair ends tragically and a daughter who is torn between a studious neighbor and a smooth-operator boss.
  • Music: Kurt Weill
  • Book: Elmer Rice
  • Lyrics: Langston Hughes

Awards

Tony Award
1947 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1947 Original Score Winner