Rachel J. Peters

Rachel J. Peters writes operas that sound like musicals/musicals that sound like operas, including: Lesson Plan (On Site Opera) Companionship (Fort Worth Opera), The Wild Beast of the Bungalow (Oberlin Conservatory), Rootabaga Country (Sarasota Opera), No Ladies in the Lady’s Book (Utah Opera), Staggerwing (Opera Kansas), Men I’m Not Married To (Cleveland Opera Theater), Everything Comes to a Head (Decameron Opera Coalition), Steve (Boston Opera Collaborative), Pie, Pith, and Palette (The Atlanta Opera). Only Children (NYU Tisch) Tiny Feats of Cowardice (NYC Fringe), Write Left, Tomato Red (UC Irvine), Octopus Heart (NYU Steinhardt). Concert works: Ethel Smyth Plays Golf in Limbo (Semperoper Dresden), If You Can Prove That I Should Set You Free (Albany Symphony), Jack’s Vocabulary (Hartt School), Fronds: The Wisdom of Fanny Fern (Walt Whitman Project). Alumna of Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, Yaddo, Brush Creek Arts. New Dramatists Composer-Librettist Studio, American Opera Project, John Duffy Institute.