Music by KAMALA SANKARAM*
Libretto by DAVID JOHNSTON*
Monkey and Francine in the City of Tigers is a world premiere opera inspired by Indian and Chinese mythology and the Bollywood style. This hilarious fable demonstrates the power of teamwork as a monkey prince and his brainy sister outwit a hungry crocodile and escape from the City of Tigers.
Commissioned by Houston Grand Opera with developmental support by American Lyric Theater for the HGOco Opera to Go! program for children and families.
* Alumni of the CLDP.