From the Irish Times: Gavin Friday has formulated his lifelong passion for German music, art, literature and film into a personal tribute show – with the help of a German beer, he tells Brian Boyd In a typically idiosyncratic reaction to the rise of punk rock, David Bowie moved to Berlin and recorded three albums…

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‘I wanted a title that said everything and nothing at the same time,’ says Friday about ‘Ich Liebe Dich’, a musical theatre show based on the work of Kurt Weill, commisioned by the Dublin Theatre Festival. ‘They asked us to put together anything we wanted once it involved the music of Kurt Weill.’ For their…

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On his 42nd birthday, Gavin Friday returned to the Dublin stage, pony-tailed and clad in hip hugging black slacks, black shirt and vest, playing an array of known and lesser known Kurt Weill material. Highlights of this first night of six were the venue itself (decorated a la Friday), the return of the Julia Palmer…

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Ich Liebe Dich Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer’s tribute to the music of Kurt Weill Release date of article 2001-09-19 Eircom Dublin Theatre Festival Ich Liebe Dich conceived by Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer Music adapted and arranged by Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer Directed by John Comiskey OPENS MONDAY 8TH OCTOBER TIVOLI THEATRE Performances…

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Gavin and Maurice will be playing ‘Ich Liebe Dich’ (DAS KABAROTICA! die Amusier-tragodiekabarett…eine sexuele musickal mit eine kleine Reich’n’Roll fur Weill) directed by John Comiskey, at the Eircom Dublin Theatre Festival on October 8, 9, 11, 12, 13 and 14. Booking starts August 29. The shows will be performed at the Tivoli Theatre. Chairs and…

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Welcome to the happy end! Just a reminder that Gavin and Maurice will be presenting ‘The Kurt Weill Jukebox’ this Friday, 9pm GMT on RTE Radio 1: “Presenters Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer delve into the world of music over the 50 years since Kurt Weill‘s death to highlight his far-reaching influence on musicians as…

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