How do you return home from war when the world has left you behind?


Music by Tom Cipullo; Libretto by Tom Cipullo, based on the book by Tom Philpott

Friday, November 8 at 8:00pm
Sunday, November 10 at 2:00pm

Brown Theatre
315 West Broadway | Louisville, KY 40202

Sung in English with English supertitles
Based on the book by Tom Philpott Produced by permission of ECS Publishing Group, St. Louis, MO Sole Agent for E. C. Schirmer Music Company, Publisher and Copyright Owner

One of the most important new works of present-day opera follows the saga of Jim Thompson, America’s longest-held prisoner of war. This production over Veteran’s Day weekend will amplify the stories of our brave service men and women and their families who have made the ultimate sacrifices for our country.


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Cast & Creative

Steven Crawford

Mary Birnbaum

Gregory Gerbrandt
Older Thompson

Murrella Parton+
Older Alyce

Alexander Scheuermann+
Younger Thompson

Chelsea Miller+
Younger Alyce

+2019/20 Sandford Studio Artist