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music: Matt Boehler

libretto: Miriam Gordon-Stewart

based on the play by Neil LaBute

"What a beautiful, powerful, moving opera—one that should be produced by every company in the country looking for more intimate works." — Mark Campbell, librettist

  • Premiered in 2022 with Victory Hall Opera in Charlottesville, VA

  • A sincere, moving chamber opera disguised as a 90s office rom-com

  • Features the first operatic role written expressly for a plus-sized performer as a romantic lead

  • Modest forces: 1 act, 95 minute duration, 4 singers, 6 instrumentalists

music: Matt Boehler

libretto: Tony Asaro

based on the novel by T.C. Boyle

  • Initial workshops are sponsored by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with a presentation slated for January 2024

  • Set at the turn of the 20th century at John Harvey Kellogg's elite health spa in Battle Creek, Michigan

  • Follows a cast of Dickensian characters in search of the magic pill to prolong their lives and the profit to be had from manufacturing it

  • The novel was adapted for film in 1994, starring Anthony Hopkins and Matthew Broderick

A fast-paced, ensemble-based comedy about puritanism, fanaticism, and warm yogurt colonics.

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