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Poe-based Electro Swing Opera in Production

For Immediate Release

Richard deCosta, Composer, Director
Turing Opera Workshop

Poe-based Electro Swing Opera Production in Buxton, Maine

We are currently in production for an early October release of a one-man show production of deCosta & Lane’s electro swing opera, Some Words with a Mummy, based on the short story by E. A. Poe. The final film will be released online for the 2021 Halloween holiday.

Featured in the production are renowned baritone Aaron Engebreth, who will be singing all 10 of the opera’s roles, and 2-time Tony award winning designer, Christopher Akerlind. Aaron, Christopher, and composer Richard deCosta all reside in Southern Maine. Librettist Tom Lane resides in Maryland.

The film will be available late October, 2020 on iTunes, Amazon, YouTube, and other online streaming services.


About Turing Opera Workshop

Turing Opera Workshop is made up of like-minded artists, musicians, actors, designers, and technical specialists who all love opera. We use all types of media in our productions, from traditional stage to animated cartoons!