Schedule C

X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X

Anthony Davis
Original Language:
Thulani Davis
Opera in Three Acts

2022 revised version for Detroit Opera.
From a story by Christopher Davis based on real events.
G. Schirmer, New York, NY. Piano/vocal score with no plate number

1930s - 1960s
United States
Role Voice Part Classification
Louise / Betty Soprano L
Street / Elijah Muhammad Tenor L
Malcolm X Baritone L
Queen Mother / Ella Mezzo Soprano F
Reginald Bass-Baritone F
Young Malcolm Treble S
Social Worker / Reporter #1 Soprano S
Cop / Reporter #2 Tenor S
Soprano #1 / Neighbor Soprano S
Soprano #2 Soprano S
Alto #1 Alto S
Alto #2 Alto S
Tenor #1 / Postman Tenor S
Tenor #2 Tenor S
Tenor #3 Tenor S
Tenor #4 Tenor S
Baritone #1 Baritone S
Baritone #2 / Friend Baritone S
Bass #1 / Garvey Preacher Bass S
Bass #2 Bass S
Please be advised: Contact AGMA for classification if you are combining roles, and/or for classification of unassigned lines, and/or for classification of any combination of Chorus and Solo bits from what has been performed previously.
If your company is planning a production, please reach out to AGMA well in advance of casting so that we may discuss considerations essential to an equitable production. This is especially necessary if you plan to use the ensemble for solo roles.
Minimum Chorus:  The Ensemble is the Chorus