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Ties That Bind: Two One-Act Operas by African American Composers

Rise for Freedom: The John P. Parker Story
Libretto by David Gonzalez 
Music by Adolphus Hailstork

Highway 1, U.S.A.
Libretto by Verna Arvey
Music by William Grant Still

University Productions at the University of Michigan
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
March 24-27, 2022*

Music Director / Conductor- Kirk Severtson
Stage Director- Danielle Wright
Scenic Designer- Milan Eldridge

Scenic Design Collaborator- Jess Fialko
Costume Designer- Christopher Vergara
Lighting Designer- Harrison Hoffert

Theatrical Properties Manager- Patrick Drone
Assistant Production Properties Manager- Audrey R Tieman

*Cancelled due to COVID-19

Rise for Freedom: The John P. Parker Story
Highway 1, U.S.A
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