Second Hurricane

The Second Hurricane is an opera in two acts by Aaron Copland to a libretto by Edwin Denby. Specifically written for school performances, it lasts just under an hour and premiered on April 21, 1937, at the Henry Street Settlement playhouse in New York City. Set in the United States in the 1930s, the opera tells the story of a group of high school students who become trapped on an island while working to rescue the victims of a hurricane. –Wikipedia

The cast were predominantly talented High School students.

Presented as part of the 1985-86 Season

Artist Credits

Credit Artist Photo
Playwright Aaron Copland
Playwright Edwin Denby
Director Tazewell Thompson
Stage Manager Deborah Friedman
Set Designer Steve Saklad
Lighting Designer Dan J. Kotlowitz
Costume Designer Laura Drawbaugh
Actor Mark Leinthal
Actor Kevin Goetz
Actor Crist Swan
Actor Roland Wright
Actor Barbara Wilder
Actor Lia Alexi
Actor Gary Rosenblatt
Actor Richard Waterhouse
Actor Nancy Hume
Actor Kobie Powell
Actor Mark Reimer
Actor Josh Blake
Actor Jennifer Lee
Actor Jusak Bernhard
Actor Leslie Castay
Actor Brett Randall
Actor Pauline Frommer

All 1985-86 Season productions: