San Po Jo

The Comic Tragedy of San Po Jo

a musical about atomic testing

based on an idea of Russ Feldman
book & lyrics with Mark Kingdon
music: Leonard Lehrman, op.1

(45') 7/62
2 performances, Roslyn Public Schools, Roslyn, NY, 5/63
directed by Peter Jaffe, with the composer at the piano

14 numbers

Overture performed at Temple Sinai, Roslyn 8/20/89

"We're Gambling" performed - by special request - at Bryant Library, Roslyn 8/20/99

Wedding March used for Variations, op. 51
premiered by Bill Cowderey, Ithaca, NY 7/29/78

Click here for a photograph of Ann Shalleck, Alan Pasnik, and Leonard,
singing a sample of it - and a video of Alan & Lehrman singing it -
at their June 9, 2007 high school class reunion.
Also from that high school class reunion:

Mark Kingdon & Leonard Lehrman (photo by Helene Williams)