music by Aaron Copland and

libretto by Horace Everette

Costume Design


Directed by John Kachyoan

Lyric Opera, Melbourne and Chapel off Chapel

Set and Lighting Design by Rob Sowinski

Photographed by Henry Choo

"Martelle Hunt’s costumes support the authentic

period setting. Laurie’s graduation dress, a focal aspect of the story, is nicely realised in that it is just

fancy enough to be special while also reflecting

what the struggling family could afford"


Simon Parris: Man in Chair - Simon Parris