July 27, 2001
Sara McKinnon
Composer:Randall Shinn
Librettist:Mark Medoff
Synopsis
Sara McKinnon, an Englishwoman raised in India, moves to America following the death of her parents. She marries a Kansas lawman; he accepts a job in a New Mexico town after the Civil War. Her husband is gunned down the night they arrive in Vida Nueva.

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University of Colorado at BoulderSara McKinnon4/4/2003 - 4/27/2003


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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
02:20

Number of Acts
2

Musical Style
Tonal/modal with vernacular elements

Vocal & Musical Forces
Singers: 4 principal roles, 4 secondary roles, 8 minor roles; chorus. Orchestra: medium-sized

Original Cast
Colorado Cast: Jennifer DeDominici (mezzo) as Sara, Patrick Mason as Sara's husband, Christopher McKim as Florentino, David Gurule as Bailador, Alex Richardson (tenor) as Felipe, Kathy Wurster as Celeste, Ashraf Sewailam (bass) as Mr. Singh, Leslie Whistler as Lily


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