Premiering January 15 at 11:00 am PT and streaming through January 29
A haunting pursuit, a horrifying specter, and ghostly visions-- and it's only our second Digital Short.
Composer Missy Mazzoli and director James Darrah's exquisitely beautiful (yet deeply unsettling) piece, The West is a Land of Infinite Beginnings, premieres January 15th at 11:00 am PT.
This work reimagines a chilling scene from the 2018 opera Proving Up, by composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek, that told the story of a 19th-century farming family striving to "prove up" by fulfilling the tough requirements of the Homestead Act to earn the deed to their land.
James Darrah directs this haunting rumination, set to Missy Mazzoli's eerily airy score, on the uncertainty of the American Dream as a young man races to escape the wrath of a ghoulish Sodbuster and the spirits of his deceased sisters.
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