An opera in one act with small orchestra by Michael Skupin
Text by William Shakespeare
with additional dialogue by the composer
The present. November. Sunset in a camp in the Big Bend region of western Texas.
A campfire, center, a tent UL, a jeep UR. Paraphernalia indicate that the campers are filmmakers.
Jane Lee, a filmmaker — mezzo-soprano
Mary Lee, her sister, also a filmmaker — mezzo-soprano
Mrs. Bartening, the owner of the ranch where the camp is located — mezzo-soprano
Ed Bartening, her son, a sheriff's deputy, in uniform — baritone
Piccolo 1, Piccolo 2, English Horn1, English Horn 2, Clarinet in B♭ 1, Clarinet in B♭ 2, Bassoon 1, Bassoon 2, Horn in F1, Horn in F2, Mallets, Harp, Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
Campfire by Michael Skupin