June 8, 2014
Roscoe
Composer:Evan Mack
Librettist:Joshua McGuire
Synopsis
It's an opera about Fathers and Sons/Love and Death. V-J Day 1945. Roscoe is the 2nd in command of the Albany Democratic Party. Roscoe is second in command of the notorious Albany political machine. He decides to quit politics. As Roscoe tries to engineer an impossible future, he must pass through a suicide, a love affair, a custody battle, and a mayoral race amid gambles, gangsters, cops, whores, assassins, and ghosts.

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
140 minutes

Number of Acts
2

Musical Style
Jazz, Contemporary, Tonal, Lyrical

Vocal & Musical Forces
7 Principal Roles, 5-8 Minor roles doubling characters, Chorus


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