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Odysseus and Ajax
Martin Halpern
Martin Halpern
Tom Lee, Director/Puppet Creator; Kanako Hiyama, Costume Designer; Miranda Hardy, Lighting Designer; Kimi Maeda, Assistant Designer
Marina Celander as Athena, Heather Green (soprano), Judith Barnes (mezzo-soprano), Kurt Alakulppi (tenor), Aram Tchobanian (tenor), Robert Weintraub (baritone), Peter Clark (baritone), Andrew Martens (bass); Lin Li, pianist; puppeteers: Yoko Myoi, Karen Elizaga, Neimah Djourabchi, Elisa Hevia, Alexis MacNab, Lyndsay Abromaitis-Smith, Ayako Dean
April 14, 2006
LA MAMA Experimental Theatre Club
Set in the Greek camp outside Troy during the last year of the Trojan War, the libretto centers on the madness, recovery, and eventual suicide of Ajax, and on Odysseus' enlightened and compassionate response under the benign influence of the goddess Athena.
fl, ob., cl., bn, timp., perc., vlns. I & II, vlas., cbs
Chromatic but not atonal
Martin Halpern
160 Henry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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