Center for Contemporary Opera at the Kaye Playhouse
New York, 2005

New York Times
"(Francis) Thorne and his librettist, J. D. McClatchy, have deftly transferred the dark and, yes, mesmerizing essence of this story to the operatic stage without losing its subtlety and innuendo...the staging by Jason Jacobs allowed the audience in the hall on Saturday night to feel as if we, too, were among Cipolla's ensnared spectators."
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Production dates: 2005

Cast: Justin Vickers, Larry Small, Jessica Grigg, Jim Gaylord, Eric Jordan, Isai Jess Munoz, Leandra Ramm, Richard Casselll, Nathan Resika, Wendy Brown, Jason Cammorata, Angel Feliciano, Tiffany DuMouchelle, Meredith Flaster, Beata Safari, Marina Serhan, Sankofa Sarah Wade

Creative Team: Richard Marshall, Music Director; Jason Jacobs, Stage Director; Robin Vest, Set; Daniel Urlie, Costumes; Charles Foster, Lighting; Sanja Kabalin, Production Stage Manager

Music by Francis Thorne, Libretto by JD McClatchy