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Steampunk musical retools The Wind in the Willows

Kenneth Grahame’s 1908 book The Wind in the Willows has seen many adaptations, from cartoons to musicals – one of which is running on London’s West End through January – and has attracted interpreters from playwright Alan Bennett to electronica DJ Paul Oakenfold.IMG_0502

So when composer Collin Simon and his lyricist partner Liz Muller found themselves inspired by the century-old tale of Mr. Toad and his animal friends, they felt free to take it somewhere the story had never gone before: Steampunk. Read more…

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