Sound of Fools to Present New Staging of ‘The Priestess of Morphine’

Chicago’s International Museum of Surgical Science will host the Sound of Fools presentation of “The Priestess of Morphine,” a monodrama for two voices, at the museum on June 17-18, 2022. Acclaimed contemporary opera director Bea Goodwin’s staging is site specific, with the performances taking place throughout the museum halls. The work, composed by American Prize for Opera-winner Rosśa Crean, with {…}

Chicago Fringe Opera Awarded American Prize In Opera Performance For ‘The Great God Pan’

Chicago Fringe Opera has won the American Prize in Opera Performance, professional division, 2018-19 for its world premiere performance of Rosśa Crean’s “The Great God Pan.” The supernatural chamber opera, based on Arthur Machen’s novella which “explores themes of scientific hubris, transcendental medicine, and unexplainable supernatural behavior,” premiered on Mar. 10, 2018. The production starred Christina Pecce as Helen, Aaron Wardell as {…}