Volume VIII. Music Theater:
The Out of Body Adventures of Jo the Bagger:
Jo, a bagger in a super-market, is abducted by Hermes for various exciting, and annoying, astral projections. S = Soprano; M = Mezzo-soprano; A = Alto; cT = Countertenor; T = Tenor; b = Baritone; Bb = Bass-baritone; B = Bass. Genders and voice types may be changed at will. Transposition is also permitted. Almost 30 theater pieces are presented in seven evenings as follows:
Evening I: Fairy Tales
1a. Pinocchio: is a 60 minute ballet after Carlo Collodi's work: for soprano and bass-baritone (or three high and three low voices); dancers, narrator, flute and guitar. "Pinocchio was commissioned and premiered by The North Shore Civic Ballet and The Putnam Court Players: Mary Saunders, soprano, Kristin Webb, flute, and Russell Southcott, guitar, with the composer, bass-baritone. Choreographed by Florence Whipple, Jimmy Ray as Pinocchio; narrations by Florence Whipple and Kristin Webb. Pinocchio was cablecast on BNN-TV in two separate versions. (See IV/V/1).