Nightmare Scenario: Community opera for Opera Sonic

Martin Parker (Composer), Stephen Deazley (Composer), Martin Riley

Research output: Non-textual formComposition

Abstract / Description of output

An immersive and interactive opera adventure for a cast of four And a participatory audience. Music by Stephen Deazley & Martin Parker Libretto by Martin Riley Staging. Nightmare Scenario can be staged entirely in one large space/hall or a large space with adjacent areas. The participants follow the action as it spirals inwards towards the last scene. There is a prologue and epilogue that requires a separate space with Aggie Cornog, the Storyteller, who meets the participants and accompanies them throughout. Cast. Aggie Cornog: Storyteller. Najibah: A young woman about 17, named Benita by the hill farmers of Ystria who found her as a young child and adopted her. Captain Habib: A young man about 20, a junior officer in the Djaran Infantry. King Saddiq: In his middle age. The tyrant King of Djaran. .
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 7 Oct 2017
Eventperformance run, nightmare scenario: Riverfront Theatre, Newport - Riverfront Theatre, Newport, United Kingdom
Duration: 6 Oct 20178 Oct 2017


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