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Black Water: An American Opera

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Musical
Drama
Education Level
Higher Education

Based on National Book Award-winner Joyce Carol Oates' novella about the Chappaquiddick scandal, this tragic and beautiful opera enthralls as a handsome senator uses his power to enchant, seduce, and carelessly destroy. Composed by John Duffy with libretto by Joyce Carol Oates.

Original music performed by Alan Johnson on the piano, Linda Wang on the violin, and Stanley Sharp on the cello.

Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in July of 1998.

Directed by Gordon Hunt
David Lee Brewer as Lucius Smith
Reid Bruton as Roy Annick
Stephanie Buckley as Buffy St. John
Karen Burlingame as Kelly Kelleher
Kimberly Graham as Jenny O’Brien
Linda Kerns as Michelle Ravel
Erin Langston as Sarah O’Connor
Patrick Mason as The Senator
John Savarese as Dwight Murphy
Rob Shacklett as Graeme Winthrop
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Digital Recording
ISBN
9781580814157
$4.99
2
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ISBN
9781580811187
$29.99
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