The Fortress of Solitude — A New Musical
A story of 1970s Brooklyn and beyond — of black and white, soul and rap, block parties and blackouts, friendship and betrayal, comic books and 45s.
Read more about Lethem's novel
RandomHouse.com: The Fortress of Solitude official site
The New York TImes archives: When Dylan Met Mingus
YouTube.com: Jonathan Lethem reads from The Fortress of Solitude
Project Muse: Jonathan Lethem's The Fortress of Solitude and Omega: The Unknown...
?The Songs of The Fortress of Solitude?
|ACT ONE||ACT TWO|
|Prelude / Superman||Act II Prologue|
|One I Remember||If I Had Known Then|
|The Time Keeps Changing||Bothered Blue|
|You Gotta Grab Something / Superman||Take It Baby|
|White Boy||Who's Calling Me|
|The Ballad of Reverend Barrett Rude, Sr.||Something|
|Painting||Back on the Block|
|This LIttle World||This LIttle World (Reprise)|
|Take Me to the Bridge||The Ballad of Mingus Rude|
|Woolfolk / Wanna Get High||Superman (Reprise)|
|I'm Busy Now (So Don't Bother Me)||The Mission (Reprise)|
Where is the Fortress of Solitude?
The first Fortress of Solitude belonged to Doc Savage, the original for Superman. The second and most famous Fortress is Superman's headquarters created by the Eradicator. It contains various Kryptonian artifacts as well as a way of communicating with Jor-El. Read More
DTC Donors Follow The Fortress of Solitude From Big D to the Big Apple
From October 9 - 11, DTC organized a trip to New York City for members of the Gold Leadership Circle. Kevin Moriarty curated a weekend's worth of theatergoing and cultural activities that culminated in a preview performance of The Fortress of Solitude at the Public Theater.
The Fortress of Solitude: From Book to Stage
Composer and lyricist Michael Friedman, director Daniel Aukin and book writer Itamar Moses talk about bringing Jonathan Lethem's novel to the stage at DTC.
Jonathan Lethem at The Dallas Museum of Art for Arts & Letters Live
In a partnership between The Dallas Museum of Art and Dallas Theater Center, Jonathan Lethem will be at The Dallas Museum of Art for Arts & Letters Live.
Thursday, February 13th 7:30pm, "The Fortress of Solitude: From Novel to Musical"
|Before the play, join us for a free 30-minute informative talk designed
to enhance your play-going experience. Given one hour before every performance, Brierley Redient Acting Company and Fortress cast member Alex Organ will share details about the play’s origins and context, as well as insight into the
creative process behind the production.
|After the play, stick around for a free, brief, post-show conversation with Fortress cast member Akron Watson. Engage with the artists, learn
about the production, and share your insights about the play in
a lively discussion.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCING PARTNER
Thanks to the National Alliance for Musical Theatre for their support of this production.