Technical Specifications

duration: 60 minutes, 1 act in 7 scenes

singers: soprano, 2 mezzo-sopranos, tenor, baritone
ensemble: flute (picc), clarinet (bass), piano, violin, cello [conductor required]  
[piano reduction available]

special requirements: Singers are cast in multiple roles. interactive opera requires some improvisation within clear guidelines, breaking fourth wall, and willingness/opportunity to engage directly with audience in-performance.  The production will require a scoreboard to keep track of the audience's success in answering questions, as well as some manner of collecting audience responses (applause-o-meter, audience/classroom clickers, smartphone apps).