Op. 26 'The Mandarins' Dilemma'

Contemporary Black Comedy Musical in 2 Acts - book and lyrics by Joe St.Johanser

Collage - from the premiere at the Nomads Theatre 2015

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Full score and parts are available for perusal - please enquire

Extracts from the video of the premiere are available on youtube - see youtube for cast and credits.

The Mandarin's Dilemma first ten minutes

The Mandarin's Dilemma Bernard's Aria and Duet video

The Mandarin's Dilemma Helen's last aria video

The duration of the work is 120 minutes. Forces required are 9 principal singers and a small orchestra. A small chorus can be used additionally if desired.