From Stage to Screen
An inside look at the development of BREAKING THE WAVES, which has its New York premiere next month at the Prototype Festival.
by Royce Vavrek.
Soprano Keira Duffy as Bess in the world premiere of Breaking the Waves at Opera Philadelphia, 2016
© Dominic M. Mercier for Opera Philadelphia
I FIRST SAW LARS VON TRIER'S film Breaking the Waves nearly twenty years ago, long before I had any notion that a career as a librettist awaited me. It came into my life at a crucial time; I was just ...
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