Major roles: S,T,BBar; minor roles: 2S,M,A,3T,2Bar; chorus; dancers
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Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Lynn Orr, director / Florida State University / Karl Kuersteiner
“Composed 50 years ago at the height of the McCarthy persecutions, it is a flawlessly effective melodrama focused on an innocent woman victimised by a narrow Evangelical community in rural Tennessee. …it speaks straight to the heart through music of uninhibited tonal simplicity and Pucciniesque fervour.”