The Mechanical Opera Company presents: Zaide! A Desperate Stab
A making experiment in making connection, a ruptured connectivity function, a visually and sonically driven story of love across scale using Mozart’s unfinished opera Zaide as a jumping off point.
by Casey Llewellyn
directed by Vanessa Gilbert
music by Steve Jobe and the Chorus of Men
puppets by David Higgins
video by Jess X. Chen
with Daniel Duque-Estrada, Leigh Hendrix, Elise Hudson, Leicester Landon, Michael Jennings Mahoney, Ian McNeely, Emily Oliveira, Casey Robbins, and Max Wolkowitz
Production Workshop at Brown University, Providence, RI
Photos by David Higgins.