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Photos: Dan Norman

producer: Minnesota Opera   venue: Cowles Center for Dance   year: 2018

Creative Team:
Direction: Peter Rothstein
Music: Gregory Spears
Libretto: Greg Pierce
Set and Properties: Sara Brown
Costumes: Trevor Bowen
Stage Management: Kerry Masek
Light: Mary Shabatura
This opera narrates the lives of two men who become entangled in a tumultuous love affair during the height of the Lavender Scare - a period during the era of 1950's McCarthyism (and beyond) where government employees were persecuted and blacklisted due to "homosexual tendencies".