Money: A Jazz Opera
Libretto by Amiri Baraka
Music by George Gruntz.
Directed by George Ferencz

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The most exciting and impressive Kool Festival event that I attended this year was the world premiere, in association with La MaMa, the influential experimental theatre company, of Money: Jazz Opera..."

Director George Ferencz mounted a complex production involving choreography, slides, film and black light.

...Baraka’s libretto plays off the story of the political awakenings of a nightclub singer and her saxophonist-lover and against political events from the Cuban revolution through the assassination of Malcolm X…

- Jazz Times, Joel E. Siegel

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