Closing Time
Composer: Kenneth LaFave
Librettist: Robert Kastenbaum
Other Artistic Personnel: Francesca Jarvis, Stage Director; Enrique Lasansky, Conductor
Original Cast: Stan Krugeel as the customer, Mark Jarvis as the bartender
Premiere Date: April 22, 1999
Producing Company: Pima Opera
Description: A pop song, called "A Chance for Love" is playing on the juke box of a seedy urban bar. It's late and the bartender calls "Closing time!," only to get a testy response from his last customer. Turns out they have something in common: a desire to end it all, tonight. They make a pact to do so, only to be sung out of it by a Mysterious Woman who shows up in a vision and sings a death-blues so dirty they decide to stay alive.
Character List (Major): Bartender (bar), Young Man (t), Mysterious Woman (mz)
Length: 00:30
Total Acts: 1
Musical Style: A cabaret opera with blues elements
Contact: Kenneth LaFave
Address: 6610 E. First Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
E-mail Address: composerlafave@aol.com
Phone: 480-200-9210
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