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And Then One Night - The Making of Dead Man Walking
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Michael Yeargan   
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"The challenge of doing something like Dead Man Walking is that there is no precedent."
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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Michael Yeargan "Reading [the libretto], the first thing you notice is this incredible tension. Your knuckles are white. The suspense of it is unbelievable."
 
Michael Yeargan "It's wonderful to be able to say that we're going to create the first visual image of these words and this music that anyone has ever seen."
 
Michael Yeargan "The last image does have to seem like the longest walk that anyone has ever taken. "
 

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