New Opera West Unveils 5 New Mini-Operas for ‘Pop-Up’ Showcase

By David Salazar

New Opera West has announced its “Pop-Up” performance featuring five new mini-operas.

The showcase, presented in partnership with The Opera Buffs, is set for April 27 and 28, 2024 at the MiMoDa Studio in Los Angeles.

The five new operas include Ben Morris and Laura Fuentes’ “Las Auténicas;” Nathan Wasner and Alan Olejniczak’s “End of the Line;” Mark Weiser and Amy Punt’s “Galaxies in Her Eyes;” Steven Crino and Joshua Sheild’s “Friends House;” and Beth Ratay and Rich Orloff’s “A Womb With a View.”

The five operas were selected from a pool of over 100 projects.