Interview with 1 Track Podcast

Good times catching up with my old buddy from UT Austin, composer and guitarist Anthony Joseph Lanman on his 1 Track Podcast. If you haven’t had a chance, please checkout Tony’s podcast. He’s interviewed so many amazing composers and performers over the years, and has literally created an historical record of our musical generation. You[…]

More Press for SMASHED: NY Times & Washington Post

In the August 13, 2015 edition of The New York Times, SMASHED was the lead feature in an article about the Fringe NYC Festival, One Year Later, Fringe Festival Shows Measure Their Success. Opera on Tap’s intrepid leader & producer, Anne Hiatt, reflected on the challenges and success from our five date run at the[…]

New Opera: The Little Garden

Based on an excerpt from the The Diary of a Lost Girl (1905) by Margarete Böhme, The Little Garden tells the story of a prostitute who finds herself in an unusual position — negotiating with an old, worn out aristocrat who lacks the financial means to afford her companionship. With a libretto by Elizabeth Byrne,[…]

SMASHED selected for FringeNYC Encore Series

We are thrilled to announce that SMASHED was one of sixteen shows from the fringe festival chosen to showcase on the FringeNYC Encore Series. ONE NIGHT ONLY! September 21, 2014 at 9:30pm, SoHo Playhouse, New York, NY A nice write up up on our show from the kind folks at Opera Pulse, and a cool[…]

The New York Times reviews SMASHED

We had quite a few awesome, and honest reviews of SMASHED at the FringeNYC 2014 Festival! The New York Times attended the last performance, and we were absolutely thrilled their coverage made it to print. Plus some fun pre-show press. REVIEWS “Confession: When I’ve had a truly extraordinary theatrical experience, an unmistakable part of my[…]

SMASHED at FringeNYC 2014

Very excited to announce SMASHED was selected for FringeNYC 2014! We are planning an immersive theater version of the show, directed by Jenny Lee Mitchell. Most of the premiere cast is returning! Krista Wozniak will reprise her role of Carrie Nation, and we are very happy have David Schmidt & Evan McCormack with us (they[…]

SMASHED at Freddy’s Bar

On November 14, 2013 SMASHED will receive it’s official bar premiere, at Freddy’s Bar in Brooklyn. When I began writing the opera I always conceived it from the perspective of being performed in a bar. It was after all written for Opera on Tap. Hard to put into words how exciting this is to all[…]

Carrie’s Aria at (le) poisson rouge

Opera on Tap presented Carrie’s Aria from SMASHED at the New York Opera Alliance showcase at (le) poisson rouge November 3, 2013. Such an amazing performance by Krista Wozniak as Carrie Nation, featuring Kayleigh Butcher, Christiana Little, Cameron Russell, and Meryln Wolf, with musical direction by Mila Henry, and stage direction by Jenny Lee Mitchell.[…]