January 1, 1978
Desire Under the Elms
Composer:Edward Thomas
Librettist:Joseph Masteroff
Synopsis
The arrival of patriarch Ephraim Cabot with a new young wife disrupts life on his New England farm. Son Eben and his half brothers Simeon and Peter fear they no longer have a chance of inheriting the family property. Abbie, the new Mrs. Cabot has her eye on Eben and soon sparks begin to fly. When she becomes pregnant, gossip about who the father really is becomes rampant, with tragic results.courtesy of Carl Fischer, Inc.

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
02:00

Number of Acts
3


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