The Death of Klinghoffer

Opera

Writers: John Adams Alice Goodman

Overview

Show Information

Music
Libretto
Category
Opera
Number of Acts
2
Genres
Cast Size
medium
Licensor
None/royalty-free
Casting Notes
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, mature adult, young adult, elderly, child, early teen, late teen characters

Synopsis

The Death of Klinghoffer concerns the hijacking of the passenger liner Achille Lauro by the Palestine Liberation Front in 1985, and the resulting death of Jewish-American passenger, Leon Klinghoffer.

Lead Characters