OPERAS:

  • ABELARD AND HELOISE by Robert Ward/Jan Hartman.
  • ACIS AND GALATEA by Georg Friedrich Handel/John Gay, Alexander Pope/John Hughes.
  • ALICE IN WONDERLAND by Peter Westergaard (after the story by Lewis Carroll) World Première, June 2, 2008.
  • A MORE PERFECT UNION by Victoria Bond/Isaiah Sheffer/Priscilla Kierstein. World Première 2004.
  • ANGEL LEVINE by Elie Siegmeister/Edward Mabley (from a Bernard Malamud story).
  • BRIEF CANDLE by William Mayer, (performed in Manhattan and later in Brooklyn with the Brooklyn Philharmonic on the Meet the Modern series).
  • CHANTICLEER by Seymour Barab.
  • CATHEDRAL by Larry Spivak/Paul David White. World Première.
  • CHÉRI by Michael Dellaira/Susan Yankowitz. A reading at Lincoln Center’s Clark Theater.
  • CHRISTOPHER SLY by Dominick Argento/John Manlove. New York Première.
  • COSÌ FAN TUTTE by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart/Lorenzo da Ponte.
  • CURLEW RIVER by Benjamin Britten/William Plomer.
  • DER FREISCHÜTZ by Carl Maria von Weber/Friedrich Kind.
  • DER JASAGER by Kurt Weill/Berthold Brecht.
  • DON GIOVANNI by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart/Lorenzo da Ponte.
  • DREAM PLAY by Timothy Sullivan/Strindberg.
  • DOCTOR FAUSTUS LIGHTS THE LIGHTS by Stanley Walden/Gertrude Stein. U.S. Première.
  • FAUSTUS by Rudenstein. World Première.
  • GLORY DENIED by Tom Cipullo. (After the book by Tom Philpott). A staged reading.
  • HANSEL AND GRETEL by Engelbert Humperdinck/Adelheid White.
  • IDIOTS FIRST by Marc Blitzstein finished by Leonard Lehrman (from a collection of stories by Bernard Malamud. Première with Orchestra.
  • IL TRIONFO DELL’ONORE by Alessandro Scarlatti.
  • INSECT COMEDY: THE WORLD WE LIVE IN by Martin Kalmanoff/Lewis Allen (from a play by Karel and Josef Čapek). World Première.
  • JOSEPHINE by Timothy Sullivan/John Murrell. World Première.
  • KAFKA: LETTER TO MY FATHER by Stanley Walden (from Franz Kafka’s Letter). U.S. Première.
  • KARLA – Leonard Lehrman (from a collection of stories by Bernard Malamud). First Performance with Orchestra.
  • MADIMI by Bruce Wolosoff/Michael Hall. A staged reading.
  • MAHAGONY SONGSPIEL by Kurt Weill/Bertolt Brecht.
  • MARIO AND THE MAGICIAN by Francis Thorne and librettist J. D. McClatchy. Professional Première.
  • MARKHEIM by Carlisle Floyd (from a story by Robert Louis Stevenson).
  • MY HEART’S IN THE HIGHLANDS by Jack Beeson (from a play by William Saroyan). Stage Première
  • NOYES FLUDDE by Benjamin Britten/Eric Crozier (based on a Chester Miracle Play).
  • OF MICE AND MEN by Carlisle Floyd/Steinbeck.
  • ONDINE by Seymour Barab (from a play by Jean Giraudoux). World Première.
  • PHILIP MARSHALL by Seymour Barab (Fyodor Dostoyevski). World Première
  • PRACTICE IN THE ART OF ELOCUTION by Jack Beeson.
  • SORRY WRONG NUMBER by Jack Beeson (based on a radio play by Lucille Fletcher). World Première.
  • SUMMER by Stephen Paulus/Joan Vail Thorne. New York Première.
  • TALE FOR A DEAF EAR by Mark Bucci/Elizabeth Enright.
  • THE BALD SOPRANO by Martin Kalmanoff (based on a play by Eugene Ionesco). First Performance with Orchestra. A television production won a National Telly Award.
  • THE BURNING FIERY FURNACE by Benjamin Britten/William Plomer.
  • THE FACE ON THE BARROOM FLOOR by Henry Mollicone.
  • THE FOUR NOTE OPERA by Tom Johnson.
  • THE GOOD SOLDIER SCHWEIK by Robert Kurka (based on a story by Jaroslav Hašek).
  • THE HARMFULNESS OF TOBACCO by Martin Kalmanoff (from a story by Anton Chekhov).
  • THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES by Scott Everly (based on the story by Nathaniel Hawthorne). A reading.
  • THE LITTLE SWEEP by Benjamin Britten/Eric Crozier.
  • THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart/Lorenzo da Ponte.
  • THE MEDIUM by Gian Carlo Menotti.
  • THE PRODICAL SON by Benjamin Britten/William Plomer.
  • THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE by Stephen Paulus/Colin Graham. New York Première.
  • THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA by Benjamin Britten/Ronald Duncan.
  • THE SECRET AGENT by Michael Dellaira/J.D. McClatchy. A Reading.  Also performed in a complete production in New York, Szeged in Hungary and Avignon in France.
  • THE STONED GUEST by Peter Schickele (with apologies to Mozart and Da Ponte).
  • THE TELEPHONE by Gian Carlo Menotti.
  • THE TRUE LAST WORDS OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  • THE TRUE LAST WORDS OF DUTCH SCHULTZ by Eric Salzman/Valeria Vasilkevsky. USA Première.
  • THE UNICORN, GORGON AND MANTICORE by Gian Carlo Menotti.
  • THREE SISTERS WHO ARE NOT SISTERS by Ned Rorem/Gertrude Stein.
  • TOMORROW AND TOMORROW by Timothy Sullivan. World Première.
  • THE UNICORN, THE GORGON, AND THE MANTICORE by Gian Carlo Menotti.
  • TRANSFORMATIONS by Conrad Suza/Anne Sexton. New York Première.
  • VERA OF LAS VEGAS by Daren Hagen/Paul Muldoon. World Première.
  • WILD WOODY THORNTON by Lionel Lackey. New York Première (a spoof about Oliver North).

 

MUSICALS:

  • BRIGADOON: book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.
  • DAMN YANKEES: music and lyrics by Richard Adler/Jerry Ross based on a book by George Abbott/Douglass Wallop.
  • KISS ME KATE: music and lyrics by Cole Porter. A musical version of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew.
  • ON THE TOWN: music by Leonard Bernstein. Book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, based on Jerome Robbins’ 1944 ballet Fancy Free with music by Leonard Bernstein.
  • PAJAMA GAME: based on the book 7-1/2 Cents by Richard Bissell, music by Richard Adler/Jerry Ross.
  • PLAIN AND FANCY: a ballet by Jerome Robbins, music by Leonard Bernstein.
  • THE BOY FRIEND: a musical by Sandy Wilson.