The Music of Moulin Rouge, Boardwalk Empire and More! Imagine time-traveling through the dark cabarets and speakeasies of New York, Paris, Berlin, London, Chicago, and Atlantic City, reliving the 1920s in all its decadence . . . Prohibition, Gangsters, Ingenues, and Intrigue. Accompanied by vintage imagery and video, Prohibition takes you on a journey from Rudy Vallée and Josephine Baker to Kurt Weill and King Oliver, featuring the top hits of the decade authentically arranged for orchestra by Grammy-winner Jeff Tyzik. Prohibition, while suitable for all ages, contains adult themes and imagery.

A co-production of Schirmer Theatrical, LLC, Greenberg Artists, Prohibition comes with all orchestral arrangements, three vocalists and a projection design. Technical Rider is available upon request. For more information visit Schirmer Theatrical, and for bookings visit Greenberg Artists.

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  • 3 Vocalists
    • 16th March 2024, Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Las Vegas, NV, United States of America
    • 11th April 2024, The Music Center at Strathmore, Bethesda, MD, United States of America
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Programme Note


Production comes with three vocalists and a drummer.

Orchestra/Presenter to Supply:

2 Flutes (2nd dbl picc)
2 Alto Saxes (1 dbl Sop Sax)
Tenor Sax
Bari. Sax
2 Bb Clarinets

2 F Horns
2 Bb Trumpets
2 Trombones

2 Perc (some easy timp parts)


Piano (must be great reader and also play chord changes)

Electric Guitar/Banjo
Upright Amplified Acoustic Bass

Minimum string count - 10/8/6/6/4