Written by: Michael Hollinger 

Southern Rep Theater    9/16/2009 - 10/11/2009 (schedule)

Producer: Southern Rep

Category:  Drama · Regional Premiere · Professional

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SRT opened their 23rd season with a critically-lauded production of the “taut, smart, thoroughly entertaining drama” (Newsday) Off-Broadway triumph OPUS by violinist-turned-playwright Michael Hollinger, helmed by Mark Routhier, director of Southern Rep’s 2008 smash hit THE SEAFARER.
OPUS paints a witty and telling portrait of the high-caliber yet high-strung world of string quartets, embodied by the neurotic Elliot (Bob Edes, Jr.), his lover, chemically-unbalanced genius Dorian (Vatican Lokey), the gifted Everyman lothario Alan (Drew Battles) and the voice of reason, Carl (John Neisler). Exploring power and glory, loyalty and madness, Hollinger’s deft writing tackles the comedic and chaotic happenings when ...Read More

Total performances: 17

Bob Edes, Jr..... Elliot *
Drew Battles.... Alan *
John Neisler.... Carl *
Shauna Rappold.... Grace *
Vatican Lokey.... Dorian *
*=featured role

Mark Routhier ....  Director
Morgan Fox ....  Prop Master; assistant stage manager
Phil Cramer ....  Technical Director
Aimee Hayes ....  Artistic Director
Brocato Photojournalism ....  Photographer
Sarah Zoghbi ....  Production Stage Manager
Rebecca Quirk ....  Master Electrician
Becca Chapman ....  Run Crew
Joanna Battles ....  Vocal Coach
Liz Maxwell ....  Assistant Director/Dramaturg
Mike Singleton ....  Sound Designer
Diane K Baas ....  Lighting Designer
James Faerron ....  Set Designer
Kelly James-Penot ....  Costume Designer
Julie Hamberg ....  Managing Director
Emily Ross ....  Scenic Painter
John Barrois ....  Production Photographer


PlayBill Interview with Playwright Michael Hollinger
MR. HOLLINGER'S OPUS Though Michael Hollinger's new play is steeped in a world unfamiliar to most, his exploration of musicians and the ephemeral nature of their art strikes a universal chord.
by Harry Haun
PlayBill Online 8/07/07
Review: Opus
by Bradley Troll

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