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Showcase new opera

A Woman Changed Into a Fox Alliance for New Music-Theatre announces its showcase of a new chamber opera, A Woman Changed into a Fox, Wednesday May 18 and Tuesday May 24 at Metro Stage in Alexandria, VA at 7:30 p.m.  For reservations call 703-548-9044. Robert Bartlett Johnson, composer, Susan Galbraith, librettist, and George Fulginiti-Shakar, musical

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Featured Work: A Woman Changed Into A Fox

Alliance for New Music-Theatre announces its showcase of a new chamber opera, A Woman Changed Into A Fox. Robert Bartlett Johnson, composer Susan Galbraith, librettist George Fulginiti-Shakar, musical director Part detective story part magical fairy tale, the showcase features Phil Bender, John Boulanger, Chris Flint, Cindy Hutchins, Laura Lewis and Kara Morgan. Robert Darling, Designer,

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Featured Artist: George Fulginiti-Shakar

Winner of this year’s Helen Hayes Award Outstanding Musical Direction, Oklahoma! at Arena Stage An interview with George Fulginiti-Shakar Fall 2010 prior to the opening of Oklahoma! at Arena Stage Susan:  So my first question, George, since we are looking at the various elements that go into the creation of music-theatre, could you describe what is the

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Featured Work: Amelia in America

In May of 2010, AMELIA in AMERICA received a workshop production in Minneapolis-St Paul. Composers Ann Hoopes and Robert Bartlett Johnson and writer Susan Galbraith were on hand for a process led by Ben Krywosz, Artistic Director of Nautilus Theater, and Sonja Thompson as Musical Director. The musical explores the icon Amelia Earhart and the

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