Opera on the Rocks by Leanna Brodie


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This site-specific opera composed by David Ogborn, to be performed in a working bar, puts the audience in the middle of the music and plunks a pint in front of them, too. Over the night in a neighbourhood pub, passion blooms, friendships are tested, the Big Game is cheered, and hearts are broken; while for some, success is as simple as talking the bartender into bringing one last drink. Meanwhile, Randy, a seedy and beer-sodden former heartthrob who is the self-proclaimed king of this little world, chases every woman in the bar as he waits to achieve karaoke glory. The innovative score in this sold-out Fringe Festival hit is performed by one musician using live electronics and a modified acoustic guitar.

Year Printed: 2013

First produced in 2008 at Toronto Fringe Festival, Toronto, ON.

Written With: Dave Carley, Lisa Codrington, Krista Dalby and composer David Ogborn
Running TIme: 60 minutes
Acts: 1
Male Cast: 2
Female Cast: 2