Sneak Preview: The Dwarf

June 2013

A Comic Opera by Yoav Gal

“…the music…illustrates the humorous fairy tale quality of the story by giving its harmonies a sardonic twist…” —Anne Midgette, The New York Times

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Thursday, June 20 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 22 at 4:00 pmBehind the Door
219 Court Street
Brooklyn, New York

Production Team

Peter Szep, conductor
Judith Barnes, stage director
Yoav Gal, costume design
Riko Higuma, piano
Joseph Magar, double bass
Joseph Fee, drums

The Cast

Chanticleer: Scott Lindroth
Lady Katherina Kaiser: Judith Barnes
Mr.B: Peter Ludwig
Mr.T: Caleb Stokes
A Reporter: Aram Tchobanian
The Vertical Player Repertory Chorus


Funded in part by the NYC Department of Cultural AffairsNYDeptAffairs

 The full production is planned for November 2013, directed by Doug Fitch, currently on his third collaboration with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic, directing a Stravinsky program titled A Dancer’s Dream. Please join the mailing list or check back here for news!
“…a twisted world whose inhabitants are prisoners of their own conceptions…” -Brooklyn Heights Press
The Dwarf
2003 world premiere production, photo by Kelly Guenther for The New York Times