Opera Scotland

Postman Always Rings Twice

Music

Stephen Harrison Paulus (born Summit, New Jersey, 24 August 1949)

Text

Colin Graham

Source

Novel (1934) by James M Cain.

 

Premieres

First Performance: St Louis (Loretto Hilton Center), 17 June 1982.

First Performance in UK: Edinburgh (King's Theatre), 6 September 1983.

First Performance in Scotland: As above.

Scottish Opera premiere: N/A.

 

Background

The Cast

Cora
 Nick's wife
First Cop
 (Motorcycle)
Frank Chambers
 unemployed
Katz
 a lawyer
Kennedy
 Katz's sidekick
Nick Papadakis
 owner of the Twin Oaks Tavern
Sackett
 District Attorney
Second Cop
 (Jail)

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