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Well done.

You've come to the right page - the list of ten projects I'm either working on developing, or would really like to. If they're of interest, do say.

1. Milton's Paradise Lost as a three-handed tragedy, or as an interactive immersive opera.

2. Translating Der Rosenkavalier so it's as funny and beautiful as the original (wouldn't say no to directing said opera either).

3. Presenting 'Paradise Craved' for a short run. It's an interactive immersive piece rhyming angels lost in the city, mixed-race experiences of lost homelands after the War on Terror, and arguments and pleadings with almighty powers as people seek meaning.

4. Commissioning a composer for my Hotspur-Kate focused operatic adaptation of Henry IV Part 1, The Percys' Opera (a spiritual sequel to The Perfect Opera in its metatheatricality).

5. Adapting 'This Is How You Lose The Time War' into an opera.

6. More work in immersive, interactive theatre, whether writing unique soundscapes, scripts, or performing.

7. Put on the tentatively-named 'Pining Princes & Pouting Princesses', a comedy interactive immersive show.

8. Training more in Noh theatre, ideally in Japan, and doing more Noh-influenced work.

9. Staging Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett as a play, or The Last Hero as an opera.

10. Having time to delve more into writing wyrd fiction and operas. Some kind of adaptation of The Music of Erich Zann or The King In Yellow might be a starting point.

And, of course, you tell me - what have I missed that you think I'd be well-suited for? (I'd love to do anything in musical theatre, return to Shakespeare (especially Richard III or Henry IV Part 1), or direct/translate Eugene Onegin, Rosenkavalier, Don Giovanni, Akhnaten, Tosca, Peter Grimes, Pelleas et Melisande, and most new operas).

Completed Wishlist

Fundraising for Come Bargain With Uncanny Things to return in 2022

Finishing 'Our People's Song', a TTRPG to allow people to make opera at home

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