In Memorium, Robert Mulligan ... (Pan Cogito Recalls The Forgotten Subject For An Opera By An Author Other Than Herman Melville Or Lee Harper)
He excelled in the fast-paced milieu of live TV, helming such projects as "The Moon and Sixpence," "Billy Budd" and "The Bridge of San Luis Rey."
Reuters "Mockingbird" Director Richard Mulligan Dead At 83" New York Times December 22, 2008.
Recently named Oprah Winfrey's "favorite book of all time," this classic American fiction brings Atticus, Gem and Scout Finch to the stage in this horrible lesson about racial violence, American prejudice, and family ethics.
Indiana Repertory Theater
Ms. Lee Harper, having lived most of her life without the existence of the Washington National Opera and a living American opera tradition, has said that while she respects composers' requests for operatic rights to set "To Kill A Mockingbird", she does not want such a opera to be premiered during her own lifetime.
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