SWEET POTATO KICKS THE SUN, Santa Fe Opera, 2019

World premiere at The Lensic. Composed by Augusta Read Thomas. Libretto by Leslie Dunton-Downer.

Directed by John de los Santos, with set by Liliana Duque Piñeiro, lighting by Noele Stollmack, and wigs/makeup by Chloee Rae. Conducted by Carmen Florez-Mansi.

Massive thanks to Colin Davis Jones Studio, Jeff Fender Studio, Lynne Mackey Studio, Amy Lou Stein, and the talented costume, props, and wardrobe folk of Santa Fe Opera. Origami pigeons and bee design by Jack Soliman. Photography by Tira Howard.