The Scarecrow
Composer: Joseph Turrin
Librettist: Bernard Stambler
Other Artistic Personnel: Robert DeSimone, Director; Joseph Turrin, Conductor; Michaele Hite, Costume Designer; Christopher McCullom, Set Designer; Kathryn Eader, Lighting Designer; Sage Hare, Stage Manager
Original Cast: Mother Rigby - Alta Boover Feathertop - Yoon Sang Lee Narrator/Dickon - Matthew Neumann Justice Goodkin - Drake Dantzler Polly Goodkin - Deanna Waldon Governor - Daymon Passmore Lady Governor - Keely Rhodes Man 1 - Shelton Alexander Man 2 - Steven Long Man 3 - Benjamin Bear Woman 1 - Julianne Albaugh Woman 2 - Nicole Taylor Woman 3 - Holly Schwartz
Premiere Date: February 24, 2006
Producing Company: University of Texas at Austin
Description: The work is based on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s last short story “Feathertop” About a New England witch who brings a scarecrow to life, and after admiring her splendid work, decides to send it into town, conjuring up mischief and mayhem. What she didn’t count on, was the absolute power of love, and a true heart.
Length: 01:10
Total Acts: Not Available
Musical Style: American romantic
Contact: Joseph Turrin
E-mail Address: jturrin@josephturrin.com
Composer Web Site: http://www.josephturrin.com/music.html
Publisher Web Site: http://www.presser.com
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