Watching

opera in one scene

A good man, with a skeleton in his closet.

Characters:
Tom, baritone
Clara, mezzo-soprano

setting: a well appointed house

scored for voices and piano

Libretto by Lucy Thurber, 2013

Synopsis: Tom, an upstanding citizen in his community, tells of his virtue and his well earned success. Clara, now a ghost, her death at the hands of Tom, seeks him out and haunts him. As she describes her violent death, Tom attempts to ignore her reasserting his worth and wealth.

Performance duration: circa 9″

Piano-vocal score: $25 (12 pages)

Performance License: $250 (educational discount available)

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