Les Enfants du Paradis, or Children of Paradise

Scope and Content

Burgess was commissioned to write a stage musical adaptation of the French film Les Enfants du Paradis (written by Carne and Prévert) by Nat Shapiro, a Broadway producer, in 1971/1972. Burgess was to produce the lyrics for the musical, and Michel LeGrand was to compose the music.

This series consists of draft scripts and lyrics for the musical adaptation.