A hauntingly beautiful opera with libretto by Pulitzer Prize-winner Leroy Aarons and score by accomplished composer Glenn Paxton. Scandal erupts in the White House―and in the national press―when Thomas Jefferson’s longtime love affair with his slave mistress Sally Hemings is revealed.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Shana Blake Hill as Sally
Annette Daniels as Betty
Cynthia Jansen as Patsy
Christopher Schuman as Thomas Jefferson
Haqumai Sharpe as Madison
Michael Paul Smith as James
Musical direction by Victoria Kirsch and conducted by Richrd Rintoul.
Directed by John Rubinstein. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in April of 2000.