Ellen Craft: A New American Opera

Posted in Arts, History, Live Events, Media Archive, Slavery, United States on 2009-11-08 16:48Z by Steven

Ellen Craft: A New American Opera

8th Annual New York City International Fringe Festival
2004-08-13 through 2004-08-29

Lyrics by Sherry Boone
Music: Sean Jeremy Palmer
Book: Sherry Boone and Sean Jeremy Palmer

Ellen Craft: A New American Opera is based on true events of a half -white, half-black womans harrowing escape from slavery disguised as a white man. Ellen‘s fiery story of revenge, love, forgiveness and redemption was recognized as Best Ensemble Performance at the 2004 New York International Fringe Festival. Ellen Craft will be performed on both the Music Theatre and Operatic Stages of the world.

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