Choreography: Hernando Cortez (2003)
Music: Various Early Rock ‘N Roll Artists*
Costumes: Philip Heckman
Lighting: Chenault Spence
World Premiere: December 12, 2003
Metro Theatre, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio.
Major funding for MoonDogg provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.
*”Right Now, Right Now,” performed by Alan Freed and His Rock & Roll Band, written/composed by Charles E. Calhoun and Al Sears, published by EMI Longitude Music (BMI); “Alright, Okay, You Win,” performed by Joe Williams, written/composed by Mayme Watts and Sydney J. Wyche, published by Cherio Corporation and Melody Lane Publications Inc. (BMI); “Can’t We Be Sweethearts,” performed by the Cleftones, written/composed by Herbert Cox and Morris Levy, published by EMI Longitude Music (BMI); “Big Heavy,” performed by Alan Freed and His Rock & Roll Band, written/composed by Cozy Eggleston, published by Eggton Publishing Company (BMI); “Rock, Rock, Rock,” performed by Jimmy Cavallo and the House Rockers, written/composed by Glen T. Moore and Milton Subotsky, published by EMI Longitude Music and Glenfoe Music Company (BMI); “Sincerely,” performed by the Moonglows, written/composed by Alan Freed and Harvey Fuqua, published by Alan Freed Music, Arc Music Corp., Irving Music Corp. and Liaison Two Publishing (BMI); “Out of the Picture,” performed by the Robins, written/composed by Joe Lubin and Adam Roth, published by Criterion Music Corporation (ASCAP); “Rip It Up,” performed by Bill Haley and His Comets, written/composed by Robert Alexander Blackwell and John S. Marascalco, published by Sony/ATV Songs LLC (BMI); “Dance with Me Henry,” performed by Etta James, written/composed by Hank Ballard, Etta James and Johnny Otis, published by Careers BMG Music Publishing Inc., Fort Knox Music Inc. and Trio Music Co. Inc. (BMI); “One Night Only,” performed by Otis Williams and the Charms, written/composed by Rose Marie McCoy and Charles Singleton, published by Bienstock Publishing Company and Quartet Music Inc. (ASCAP); “Magic Touch,” performed by the Platters, written/composed by Ram Buck, published by AMC Incorporated and Universal MCA Music Publishing (ASCAP); “The Saints Rock ‘n’ Roll,” performed by Bill Haley and the Comets, written/composed by Milt Gabler and Bill Haley, published by MCA/Northern Music Company (ASCAP); “Run Rudolph Run,” performed by Chuck Berry, written/composed by Marvin Lee Broadie and John D. Marks, published by St. Nicholas Music Inc. (ASCAP). Music used by permission.