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Lady of the Castle—A Chamber Opera

Based on the play by Israeli writer Lea Goldberg, this was presented at Theater for the New City in New York in late 2016. Music and lyrics are by . This chamber opera for four voices and three instruments is about one of the hidden children, a young girl found in 1946 in the basement of a crumbling castle in Europe. Originally commissioned and presented by Theater for the New City in 1982, Lady of the Castle has enjoyed over 10 productions internationally. It has been staged in New York off-Broadway and at the JCC, on Long Island and in Massachusetts, and in Berlin with support of the Anne Frank Foundation, among others.