What do you know about Friedrich Nietzsche?
NIETZSCHE, a new musical currently in development, explores the tangled, passionate personal relationships that shaped the life, the philosophical ideas, and the ongoing legacy of the enigmatic philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900).
While striving for philosophical and historical accuracy, NIETZSCHE spins a spell-binding tale of one man’s search for a life worth living, and the women who helped him find it.
The musical reveals Nietzsche as a man of his time, who was keen to address and rebut social movements that continue to trouble western culture — including anti-Semitism, xenophobic nationalism, and religious extremism.
His story and his life’s work have never been more relevant than they are today.
NIETZSCHE is a collaboration between Kimerer LaMothe (book, lyrics, music) and Geoffrey Gee (music, orchestration), featuring two acts, twenty-four songs, a cast of at least nine leads, and a dancing chorus.
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