The Last Days of Mary Stuart

Conceived & with Lyrics by B. Wolff, Music by Byron Kahr & John Nixon

Tilted Field/Son of Semele Ensemble, Summer 2012


Pointedly precise staging. I found it hypnotic. -Broadway World
Single-worthy tunes that would be the envy of any Broadway musical. - LA Weekly

An electro-opera that reimagines the reign of Queen Elizabeth I to examine the fragile sovereignty of a country divided. Featuring Mary Stuart, rockstar.

Conceived & with Lyrics by B. Wolff, Music by Byron Kahr & John Nixon, Lights by Elizabeth Harper, Clothes, Scenic & Graphic Design by Molly Erin Kahr, Special Scenic Design by Meg Cunningham, Choreography by Gwenmarie White; Photos below by Molly Erin Kahr & Meg Cunningham (as noted)

Featuring:

  • MARY STUART: Marianne Thompson
  • ELIZABETH: Laila Ayad
  • THE BAND: Ryan Adlaf, Byron Kahr, John Nixon
  • THE KID: Daniel David Stewart
  • THE BADGE MAN: Alex Knox
  • THE JUDGES: Ryan Adlaf
  • THE CATHOLICS CHORUS: Ty Foster, Karen Jean Olds