December 1, 1995 | Houston Grand Opera
Puppy and the Big Guy (a partnership project with D.A.R.E.)
Composer:Sterling Tinsley
Librettist:Kate Pogue
Synopsis
Written to reinforce the tenets of the D.A.R.E. program, the opera focuses on a young teenager ("Puppy") and his friends who learn not only to say "no" to drugs and alcohol but also to skillfully deal with peer pressure, conflict resolution, self-esteem and decision making in their everyday lives. The educational opera is a partnership project with the Houston chapter of D.A.R.E. through the Houston Police Department.

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
00:50

Number of Acts
1

Musical Style
Music theater

Vocal & Musical Forces
Singers: soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, 2 bass-baritone. Puppetteer. Pianist.


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