This musical adaptation of the Studs Terkel book examines the average worker's viewpoint--showing that he or she is anything but average. Based on a series of interviews with real working people--construction workers, waitresses, firemen, secretaries and cleaning women--"Working" is both an exploration of the individuals' occupations and a lament for lost hopes and dreams. This musical adaptation was conceived by Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin). A must for all musical theatre buffs.
I was excited to see the release of this DVD of "Working" and I bought it sight unseen. Big mistake. I thought it would be a recording of a live performance. Read morePublished on April 22 2002 by coleyg
First let me say that I am a big fan of much of the show WORKING. Still, making Studs Terkel's book into a big, Broadway show was a mistake, as these stories are small and... Read morePublished on March 2 2002 by James K.