Verse on Stage – Scripts for Poetic Drama
Modern verse drama – including award-winning Hymn to the Chesapeake, adaptations of Shakespeare for young audiences – Romeo and Juliette, The Tempest, A Midnight Summer’s Dream, and Macbeth. Other poetic drama plays include a collection of hilarious, irreverent, and fantastical journeys based on 8 ancient solar festivals, a modern take on Buddhist wisdom, and a poetic drama about the Holocaust. Great for Spoken Word Poetry events.
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Backwards from Winter
- 60 Minutes
- 1 Soprano; 1 Electric Cello
Musical Drama, Poetic Drama, Bare Stage, Small Cast
Backwards from Winter is a modern opera, a “monodrama for soprano, electric cello, computer, and video.” Composed by Douglas Knehans with libretto by Juanita Rockwell, is the story of a young woman who loses her lover in a fatal accident. The story is told in four scenes – one representing each season.Read More