San Diego Opera: Detour Series
Music & Concept by Laura Kaminsky
Libretto by Mark Campbell & Kimberly Reed
Film by Kimberly Reed
Hannah knows there are things about her that society says she must hide…the thrill of a wearing a blouse, her expressive penmanship, and other impulses that society says are wrong. Then one day, she hears the word that describes who she is. The real word. The magic word. Take the journey with Hannah from her youth in a small town, through college, and finally to a place where she learns to accept herself for who she is.
Transgender rights are a hot button topic in today’s news. As One strips the issue bare to one human being’s personal and emotional story with a beautiful score illuminated by empathy and humor. Two voices, a baritone and a mezzo-soprano, share the sole protagonist role in an intimate chamber opera featuring the Hausmann Quartet. Stay for Act II, a talk-back with the cast and creators of the opera, including Kimberly Reed, who made the renowned documentary, Prodigal Sons.
Joan B Kroc Theatre
6611 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92115