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The Scarecrow (1976 - 2004) (chamber opera in 2 acts / Libretto by Bernard Stambler)
Commissioned by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts in 1976. Revised in 2004. Duration: 70 minutes

Frankie (1990) (opera/musical with Libretto by George Abbott)

Love Games (1980) (opera/musical in 2 acts)
Based on the play "Reigen" by A. Schnitzler. Book by Len Auclair / Lyrics by Judy Spencer

Veronicas Room (1979) (Incidental music for the play by Ira Levin)

The Skin Of Our Teeth (Incidental music for the play by Thornton Wilder)

Anyway You Play It - It's Music for narrator/vocal, 2 young children, a few props with some staging and orchestra
Text by Gloria Nissenson

When Tony Plays the Sax for narrator/vocal, orchestra, solo sax and jazz trio.
Text by Gloria Nissenson

Yes, Virginia (2004)
Text by Gloria Nissenson

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