Music by Eric Sawyer
Libretto by Harley Erdman
Based on the book by Barry Werth
The Scarlet Professor is a new opera based upon a true story of shame and scandal from 1960: a renowned English professor arrested and disgraced for possessing gay magazines and materials.
September 15 & 16, 2017 @ 8 PM
September 17, 2017 @ 3 PM
Theatre 14, Mendenhall Center for the Arts, Smith College, Northampton, MA
The premiere is at the same campus where the events took place.
Young Artists Performances:
September 23, 2017 @ 8 PM
September 24, 2017 @ 3 PM
Featuring William Hite, Keith Phares, Blythe Gaissert, and
Stage Director: Ron Bashford
Musical Director: Eduardo Leandro
Sponsored by the Five College Opera
Tickets for the world premiere of The Scarlet Professor will go on sale in April 2017.