A O P & N Y U / T I S C H A D V A N C E D O P E R A L A B
S P R I N G 2 0 2 1
U N D I S C O V E R E D C O U N T R I E S
D E C E M B E R 2 0 2 1 - W O R L D P R E M I E R E O N L I N E
MUSIC BY WILLEM OOSTHUYSEN
LIBRETTO BY TRISTEN MOSELEY
DESIGN BY KAREN BOYER AND ANT MA
DIRECTED AND EDITED BY I-CHEN WANG
Mortem— Melissa Harvey
Vainglory— Kathryn Krasovec
Fortuno— Timothy Stoddard
Fauvel— Paul An
Drawing on text and music from the Middle Ages, this show sees a horse-headed priest lead a Catholic Requiem, while those in the pews must reconcile a world situated between continual crisis and the cusp of renaissance.
Advanced Opera Lab led by Randall Eng, Associate Arts Professor of NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program Sam Helfrich, Associate Arts Professor of NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ Design for Stage & Film Written by students from NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program Designed by students from NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ Design for Stage & Film A collaborative project of NYU Tisch School of the Arts' Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, Department of Design for Stage and Film, and The American Opera Project.
UNDISCOVERED COUNTRIES, presented by AOP/NYU/Tisch Advanced Opera Lab, is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and by public funds from the New York City