Detroit : Roles
Eddie Powell Bass
An African American from the deep south. Initially, the part time handyman for the Cahills and the same age as Grandfather. After the war he becomes an auto worker. We see him at age seventy throughout as our one man Greek Chorus.
Grandfather Liam CahillBaritone
An Irish immigrant who has made his fortune in the newspaper business. We see him as a man in his 20’s who ages to 75 in the final act.
Liam’s wife. An eastern European immigrant of taciturn disposition.
Liam’s son. A struggling local businessman, trying to make a killing in a plan to renovate the neighborhood.
A typical white suburban teenager. He joins a band with Johnny.
A Polish American auto worker and the second owner of the house.
A schoolteacher and the daughter of Eddie Powell. The third owner of the house.
Mrs. Little’s son and Grandson’s best friend. Talented, but frustrated living in the ghetto.
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- Act I
- 1Overture To Act I
- 2Who Do You Think?
- 3March To War
- 4New Song
- 6Tear Down The House
- Act II
- 7Overture II (Dancing In The Streets)
- 10Joy, Joy, Joy
- 11Hold You Nightly
- 13I Fall Down
- 14Wrecking Ball
- Act III
- 15Overture To Act III (The Electric Twist)
- 17The Gang's All Here
- 18We Don't Build Great Things Anymore
- 19Never Thought I
- 20Hey Johnny!