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Postcard from Morocco

Composer:
Dominick Argento
Original Language:
English
Librettist:
John Donahue
Description:
Opera in One Act
Notes:

Commissioned by The Center Opera Association, with the assistance of NOI for Center Opera of Minnesota. The opera is approximately 90 minutes. No intermission.

Time:
In the year 1914
Place:
Morocco
Role Voice Part Classification
A Lady with a "Cake Box" Soprano L
A Lady with a Hand Mirror/An Operetta Singer Col-Soprano L
A Lady with a "Hat Box"/A Foreign Singer Mezzo-Soprano L
Mr. Owen, Man with a Paint Box Tenor L
A Man with Old Luggage/First Puppet/An Operetta Singer Tenor L
A Man with a Shoe Sample Kit/Second Puppet Baritone L
A Man with "Cornet Case"/A Puppet Maker Bass L
2 Entertainers Mime S
A Puppet Maker (alone) Speaking Part B
 
Minimum Chorus:  No chorus