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Explore the Operas of Richard Brooks

Robert and Hal - It is the year 1881 and London, England is the center of business, music, fashion and gentleman-like traditions. Robert Hart, a young clothing designer is soon to be married to his cousin Susan. While all preparations for the wedding of this young couple continue, there is a great twist of fate to play out. During Robert’s excursion to Paris, France he meets a man named Hal. more...

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Rapunzel - Inside the tower Rapunzel is lamenting her fate when she hears the command from the Witch below. She wraps her hair around a hook on the wall and lowers her hair for the Witch to climb up. more...

Moby Dick - Nantucket harbor, a raw Christmas Eve in the 1840s. Aboard the Pequod, a three-masted ship, preparations are being made for sailing; old sails mended and new sails brought on board along with bolts of canvas and coils of rigging. On shore a steady stream of tradesmen and suppliers are bringing provisions to the ship—everything that’s needed for three year’s housekeeping at sea. Captain Peleg, co-owner of the ship, is supervising the activity as he leans over the side-rail, pipe in hand. more...