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Creative Process Stories Behind Capital Punishment Sister Helen Prejean About the Program
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Susan Graham   
Mezzo-Soprano: Sister Helen Prejean
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"The story that we're telling here is not necessarily about the death penalty. It's about love and redemption and forgiveness."
The Players

Sam Fleming | Susan Graham | Jake Heggie | Lotfi Mansouri | Terrence McNally | John Packard | Patrick Summers | Frederica von Stade | Michael Yeargan
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Susan Graham "We want to tell the story in as natural a way as possible, so that the public can experience the same journey through our characters."
 
Susan Graham "It's tricky when you're portraying a living person. I imagined her [Sister Helen] to be this icon, untouchable, just larger than life."
 
Susan Graham "[In the opera] I say, "When they do this thing to you ... I want the last thing you see to be a face of love." That's the most emotional moment for me."
 

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