Night of the Living Dead | The Centre for Contemporary Opera | 23.07.2013

Centre Of Contemporary Opera | Opera Week

Night of the Living Dead

By Todd Goodman and Stephen Catanzarite

Eugenia Arsenis, Stage Director
Richard Owen, Music Director

The Center for Contemporary Opera, New York | 23 July 2013

 Selected from over one hundred submissions, CCO is proud to present a workshop production of the opera, “Night of the Living Dead” by Todd Goodman.

Todd Goodman, born in 1977 in Pennsylvania, received his training at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Duquesne U. in Pittsburgh, Kent State University, Aspen, and at the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris.   His principal composition teachers have been Pulitzer prize winning composer George Tsontakis, David Stock, Frank Wiley, and Richard Toensing. Currently resident composer for the Lincoln Park P.A. Center in Pennsylvania, Goodman has also composed several works for winds, including a Concerto for Piccolo and Orchestra and Concerto for Bass Clarinet and Orchestra.

Cast and creative team:

Ben – Eric McKeever
Johnny, Tom – James Baumgardner
Harry Cooper – Michael Jones
with Renee Heitman and Carl Fisher

Preceding the atelier, there will be a short panel discussion with the composer and other distinguished individuals to discuss the work. Following, you are invited to a complimentary reception in order to meet the cast and creative team and offer your feedback as part of our development process.