Q&A: Co-Artistic Director of Experiments in Opera Jason Cady on EiO’s Serial Opera Podcast ‘Aqua Net and Funyuns’

Jason Cady, co-artistic director of the New York City-based “fun and fearless opera collective,” Experiments in Opera (EiO), has been, well, experimenting in fun(yun) and fearless ways with a new podcast opera, “Aqua Net and Funyuns,” released in December 2020. Aqua Net is, of course, the hairspray preferred by 99 percent of Hair Band rockers in the 1980s and those {…}

Experiments in Opera to Release Five-Episode Opera Podcast: ‘Aqua Net & Funyuns’

What happens when you take four librettists under quarantine and have them write in a virtual, TV-inspired writers’ room? Answer: Brooklyn, New York-based Experiments in Opera’s five-part podcast opera, “Aqua Net & Funyuns.” All episodes will be available for streaming or downloading on December 7, with each running about 25 minutes. The four librettists, Jason Cady; Cara Ehlenfeldt, Daniel Shepard, {…}

Experiments In Opera Unveils 2019-20 Season, Including ‘Writers’ Room Opera’

The New York City based Experiments in Opera has unveiled its 2019-20 season. “The 2019-2020 Season is our ninth year of programming adventurous, funny and intimate new opera,” stated the company’s composers-leaders Aaron Siegel, Jason Cady, and Kamala Sankaram in a press release. “We are delighted to partner with several of New York City’s preeminent live performance organizations to expand the {…}