That Hell-Bound Train

Based on the short story by Robert Bloch (PSYCHO)

Libretto by David Simpatico (THE SCREAMS OF KITTY GENOVESE)

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That Hell-Bound Train


Based on a short story by Robert Bloch (PSYCHO)

Libretto by David Simpatico (THE SCREAMS OF KITTY GENOVESE)

2018 OPERA America Discovery Grant

THAT HELL-BOUND TRAIN

Martin, an orphan, drifter, and petty criminal makes a deal with The Conductor, one wish in exchange for his soul. Thinking to outsmart The Conductor, Martin asks for the power to stop time and live forever in the happiest moment of his life. Armed with the Conductor's watch, Martin sets forth on the journey of life searching for that perfect moment, a perfect moment in a life time in which he can live happily -- forever. 

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