Video Designer

Richard Wesley’s libretto lays all of this out and more in straight-forward, easy-to-follow fashion – and LBO chief Mitisek’s stage direction was similarly and consistently on point. The sets were portable walls and doors rolling along the stage on casters, occasionally serving as screens for projected still images and headlines from the period.

Mitisek leaves us with a disillusioning headline projected on a wall, a reminder that coerced confessions and racial profiling are by no means things of the past.

Richard S. Ginell San ?Francisco Classical Voice