Butterfly

Directed by Ethan Heard
Adapted by Ethan Heard and Jacob Ashworth
Music directed by Jacob Ashworth
New arrangement by Daniel Schlosberg
Choreography by Emma Jaster
Set designed by Reid Thompson
Costumes designed by Valerie Bart
Lighting designed by Oliver Wason

White male artists invented the tragic geisha, Madama Butterfly, and in so doing fueled a stereotype that has dominated Western imagination ever since. This daring new adaptation of Puccini’s iconic romance explodes that legacy of fetishization and exposes the Sorrow left behind.

CArmen

Directed and adapted by Louisa Proske
Music direction and new arrangement by Daniel Schlosberg
Choreography by Chloe Treat
Set designed by Kate Noll
Costumes designed by Beth Goldenberg
Lighting designed by Oliver Wason


The border is a place of intense turmoil. This radical new adaptation strips down Bizet’s explosive masterpiece to the four central characters as they hurl themselves against real and imaginary fences. Carmen’s existential dare seduces the enemy in uniform – but in the game of sexual transgression, which lines cannot be crossed?