The North Door
"...1) THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE (Austin Opera) The gamble of mounting a new opera based on a tale of Cold War paranoia paid off richly when this thriller proved gripping from the first note. Every element, every moment worked – Kevin Puts' moody score; Richard Buckley's intense conducting; Alison Moritz's taut staging; Greg Emetaz's projections; all the performers – heightening the tension 'til my shoulders were hunched around my ears...."
"...Ben Marco. Alison Moritz, who assistant directed the Minnesota Opera premiere, directs the semi-staged production, for which Greg Emetaz has created the projection design...."
"...The Manchurian Candidate will be performed Sat., Sept. 17, in a semi-staged production directed by Alison Moritz, who assistant directed the Minnesota Opera production, with projection design by Greg Emetaz...."