Composed by David T. Little
Libretto by Royce Vavrek
Based on the short story Dog Days by Judy Budnitz
Directed by Robert Woodruff
Music Direction by Alan Pierson
Set and Video Design by Jim Findlay
Lighting Design by Matt Frey
Costume Design by Vita Tzykun
Featuring John Kelly, James Bobick (baritone), Marnie Breckenridge (soprano), Cherry Duke (mezzo-soprano), Michael Marcotte (tenor), Peter Tantsits (tenor), and Lauren Worsham (soprano), with chamber ensemble Newspeak and special guests.
Produced by Peak Performances in association with Beth Morrison Projects.
Dog Days was commissioned by Peak Performances at Montclair State (NJ). Selections from Dog Days were commissioned and presented by Carnegie Hall for the Weill Music Institute. Scenes from Dog Days were presented as part of New York City's Opera VOX Contemporary American Opera Lab. Supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.