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•Elizabeth Cree, Opera Philadelphia, 2017

•The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, Santa Fe Opera, 2017 

•Dinner at Eight, Minnesota Opera, 2017

•Some LIght Emerges, Houston Grand Opera, 2017

•The Nefarious, Immoral But Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare, Music-Theare Group/Boston Lyric Opera, 2017 

•Thoroughfare (lyrics/song cycle), 2017

•The Whole Truth, American Modern Ensemble, 2016

•Memory Boy, Minnesota Opera, 2016

•Empty the House, Curtis Institute, 2016

•The Shining, Minnesota Opera, 2016

•Susan Smith, Ft. Worth Opera Frontiers, 2015 

•The Manchurian Candidate, Minnesota Opera, 2015

•The Other Room, Inner Voices, 2014

•As One, American Opera Projects at BAM, 2014


•Approaching Ali, Washington National Opera, 2013

•Silent Night, Minnesota Opera, 2011

•The Inspector, Wolf Trap Opera Company, 2011


•Bastianello/Lucrezia, New York Festival of Song, Weill Recital Hall, 2008

•Three Lost Chords, 3 monologues, Zipper Factory Theatre, 2008 (libretti and concept)

•The Good Friar, a trio for mezzo & two baritones, Weill Recital Hall, 2008 (libretto)

•Later the Same Evening, commissioned by the National Gallery of Art and the University of Maryland, premiere at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 2007

•Volpone, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Arts, 2004 (libretto)

•A Letter to East 11th Street, American Opera Projects, Dance Theatre Workshop, 2004 (libretto)

•Tell-Tale Heart / A Hunger Artist, American Opera Projects, 2003 (libretti)

•Before the Curtain Rises, New York Theatre Workshop, Just Add Water Festival, 1998 (libretto)

•Light Shall Lift Them, produced by BAM’s Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Majestic Theatre, 1994 (libretto)