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Greek

Composer:
Mark-Anthony Turnage
Original Language:
English
Librettist:
Mark-Anthony Turnage and Jonathan Moore
Description:
Opera in Two Acts
Notes:

adapted from the 1980 verse play by Steven Berkoff

Time:
20th Century
Place:
East End of London
Role Voice Part Classification
Mum/Waitress #2/Woman/Sphinx #1* Soprano L
Doreen/Wife/Waitress #1/Woman/Sphinx #2* Mezzo-Soprano L
Eddy Baritone L
Dad/Café Manager/Chief of Police* Baritone L
Four Actors** Spoken (4) B
* All of the combined roles are specified as such in the score.
** In the world premiere, all four actors were men, but the score does not specify this.
 
Minimum Chorus:  No chorus