Musical Theater


Flying Feathers, a musical for children, 2009
Book by Joanne Koch, lyrics by Jennifer Stafford

Belle Barth: If I embarrass you – tell your friends, a musical, 2007
Book by Joanne Koch, lyrics by Owen Kalt

American Klezmer, a musical, 2004
Book by Joanne Koch and Sarah Cohen, lyrics by Owen Kalt

Voices of Absence, music drama, 2002
Story by Susan McGury; lyrics by Jane Kenyon and Donald Hall
commissioned by DePaul University Humanities Center, Chicago

The Tell-Tale Heart (mono-drama), 2001
Libretto by Jon Steinhagen after E.A. Poe
commissioned by CUBE

Young Goodman Brown, From the Top, operas, 1999 
Libretti by Jon Steinhagen
commissioned by North Park University Opera Workshop, Chicago

Past Time, a musical, 1998
Book by Marianne Partee, lyrics by Jon Steinhagen
commissioned by Theatre Building Chicago

The Miser’s Three Wishes, opera for children, 1997
Libretto by Ruth Gembicki-Bragg

Shabbaton, a modern Klezmer musical, 1996
Book and lyrics by June Finfer and Anita Turtletaub

Une fille evoluee, opera for children, 1995
Libretto by Tom Weber 
commissioned by Délégation Départementale á La Musique et á La Danse du Bas Rhin

Medea, music for four Medea's monologues from Euripedes' Medea, 1994

Unfinished portrait of Akhmatova, music drama, 1994
Story by Jill Daly, lyrics by Anna Akhmatova

Bonds of Hymen, comic opera, 1986
Libretto by Igor Belous after Jaroslav Gacek