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Uploaded on Sep 26, 2009
Improbable Research Collection #121: Big Bank Opera Rehearsal, Act 1
An early rehearsal of Act 1 of "The Big Bank Opera", in which stylish bankers in a swanky Wall Street bar explain the explosive rise and fall of big banking and big bankers.
This mini-opera has music by L.v. Beethoven & G. Rossini, and words by Marc Abrahams.
Starring Maria Ferrante and Ben Sears, and Brenden Grimmett, it premieres October 1, 2009 as part of the 2009 Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University. It will be webcast live at www.improbable.com
(This rehearsal happened at the home of Nobel Prize winner (chemistry 1976) William Lipscomb. Professor Lipscomb will play a supporting role on stage in the premiere.)