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  Joan Ross Sorkin
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FOR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Joan Ross Sorkin

COMING SOON

Mission:

To take the audience into an imaginary world that seems more real than the real world - to a place where thoughts are deeper, emotions rawer, and astonishing surprises abound.


Upcoming Staged Reading of my new musical:




MONET


Music and Lyrics by Carmel Owen

Book by Joan Ross Sorkin


Musical Direction by Eugene Gwozdz

Directed by Pamela Hunt



Monday, April 28 at 3pm and 7:30pm


at


The York Theatre

Theatre at Saint Peter’s

619 Lexington Avenue

(entrance on 54th Street between Lex. and Third)


Admission is free.


Reservations highly recommended.

For reservations: www.yorktheatre.org

Click on Shows/Reading Series




The Reef

(an opera adapted from the novel by Edith Wharton)


presented by

Center for Contemporary Opera


Prima le Parole (First the Words)

A reading of Act I of my new opera libretto


Thursday, May 22

at

The National Opera Center of America

330 Seventh Avenue

(between 28th and 29th St.)

Time and Ticket info.: TBA


Supported by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation



Premiere of my new opera based on the Jamaican legend

“The White Witch of Rose Hall”




WHITE WITCH

A Monodrama in One Act


Music by Brian Schober

Libretto by Joan Ross Sorkin


Contralto: Christine Ascher



The Thalia at Symphony Space (NYC)


October 23, 24, 25, 2014

Time: TBA


Capathia Jenkins is Hattie again!




(mis) UNDERSTANDING MAMMY: The Hattie McDaniel Story


Monday, March 31 at 6pm



Midtown International Theatre Festival

Commercial Divsion Salon Evening


TBG Theatre

312 W. 36th St. 3rd Floor

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