Music by Clarice Assad
Libretto by Lila Palmer
Based on the short story by Oscar Wilde
Commissioned by American Lyric Theater
Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director
The Selfish Giant was developed at American Lyric Theater under the auspices of the Composer Librettist Development Program in New York City with leadership support from The Mellon Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts.
With music by Clarice Assad and libretto by Lila Palmer, this world-premiere production tells the story of Oscar Wilde’s The Selfish Giant. With great timeliness, this opera addresses themes of empathy, compassion, and togetherness as the selfish giant learns to share his bountiful garden with neighboring children.
This production is suitable for the entire family!
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