Inspired by Christopher Isherwood
's musical cabaret Berlin Stories, theatre group the Phnom Penh Players are to host a performance of Shanghai Cabaret at Chinese House in Phnom Penh, with all proceeds donated to a local clinic to support Cambodia's LGBTQI community.
1986: Christopher Isherwood
, novelist and playwright, died.
Fitzgerald quotes Christopher Isherwood
's Berlin Stories published in 1945.
It is based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood
And I think disbelief." That sense of proportiona delight in both pride and abjectionseems closer to the parallel constellation of pioneering gay writers like Christopher Isherwood
and Edmund White.
Age gap in years between novelist Christopher Isherwood
and artist Don Bachardy when the lifelong lovers met.
Organized chronologically, entries include James Baldwin's Giovanni's Room, Christopher Isherwood
's A Single Man, Vladimir Nabokov's Pale Fire, Wallace Thurman's Infants of the Spring, Dashiel Hammett's The Maltese Falcon, Carson McCullers' Reflections in a Golden Eye, and Tennessee Williams' The Knightly Quest, and describe the plot, significance for gay identity, and publication history, as well as a brief biography of the author.
There, as well as on trips, Schlesinger met and photographed some of the great personalities of the day, including Cecil Beaton, Paloma Picasso, Grace Coddington, Tina Chow, Christopher Isherwood
and Manolo Blahnik, to name just a few.
The musical "Cabaret" is based on a book by the same name written by Christopher Isherwood
, which was also converted to a film in 1972.
But the people George meets during that 24 hours have an Colin Firth is superb as George in this adaptation of a Christopher Isherwood
Alongside texts by obvious Greats like Walter Benjamin, Hanns Eisler, Lion Feuchtwanger, Max Frisch, George Grosz, Lotte Lenya, and Carl Zuckmayer, or collaborators like Ruth Berlau, Elisabeth Hauptmann, and Kathe Rulicke, there are also some perhaps less obvious testimonies, say, by Sidney Hook, Christopher Isherwood
, or Shelley Winters.
This book works on several levels: first, as a personal story of a young man coming to live in a new city with his lover, secondly, as a cultural history of London at the time, involving people such as Christopher Isherwood