Published by MIDDER Music Publishing, Inc.
The music and lyrics to three of Deborah’s songs (“The Gift of Trouble”, “What Manner of Persons Ought Ye to Be?” and “Upon This Rock”) are contained in the David Friedman songbook. These are from “King Island Christmas” and “Goodbye My Island.” Purchase Online
Deborah Brevoort is a playwright and librettist from Alaska who now lives in the New York area. She is an alumna of New Dramatists, one of the original company members of Alaska’s Perseverance Theatre, a member of the playwright’s collective at Florida Studio Theatre and a co-founder of Theatre Without Borders, dedicated to international theatre exchange.
After participating in American Lyric Theater’s Composer/Librettist Development Program, Deborah has turned her attention to writing opera librettos. She has penned 10 librettos and now serves as the Librettist Mentor for Washington National Opera’s American Opera Initiative at the Kennedy Center. In 2023 she was awarded the prestigious Campbell Opera Librettist Prize by Opera America…