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Songs of Midlife Madness

Written and Performed by Lisa-Marie Newton

Music Direction by Tom Shaw
Directed by Daren A.C. Carollo


Basket Case (Green Day)  by Billie Joe Armstrong

Crazy He Calls Me (Crazy You'll Call Me) by Bob Russell and Carl Sigman

Crazy (Patsy Cline) by Willie Nelson

Really Rosy (Really Lisa) by Carole King and Maurice Sendak

Les Oiseaux dans la charmille (Les Contes d'Hoffmann) by Jaques Offenbach

Smile by Charlie Chaplin

Les Oiseaux dans la charmille (reprise) by Jaques Offenbach

Time Does Not Bring Relief by Jeff Blumenkranz

When You Come Home to Me (The Last Five Years) by Jason Robert Brown

Waving Through a Window (Dear Evan Hansen) by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

I Miss the Mountains (Next to Normal) by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey

(My) Nineteenth Nervous Breakdown (The Rolling Stones) by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards

New York, New York (New York, New York) by John Kander and Fred Ebb

Another Night at Darryl's (The Witches of Eastwick) by John Dempsey and Dana Rowe

Time Does Not Bring Relief by Rona Siddiqui

I'm Breaking Down (Falsettos) by William Finn

Time Does Not Bring Relief by Carmel Dean

A Mother Doesn't Matter Anymore (Bye Bye Birdie) by Charles Strouse and Lee Adams

Invisible (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) by David Yazbek

Bein' Green by Joe Raposo

Time Does Not Bring Relief 

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Time does not bring relief; you all have lied

Who told me time would ease me of my pain!

I miss him in the weeping of the rain;

I want him at the shrinking of the tide;

The old snows melt from every mountain-side,

And last year's leaves are smoke in every lane;

But last year's bitter loving must remain

Heaped on my heart, and my old thoughts abide.

There are a hundred places where I fear

To go, - so with his memory they brim.

And entering with relief some quiet place

Where never fell his foot or shone his face

I say, "There is no memory of him here!"

And so stand stricken, so remembering him.

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