How the Opera Came Together

The idea of developing the new opera came about after Dr. Saks, Law Professor at USC and MacArthur Award winner, served as a guest speaker for a performance of Dr. Wells’ first opera, The First Lady. “Let’s collaborate!” said Saks after the performance; “OK” said Wells, “A research grant or an opera?” “Both,” Saks replied.

Watch the video below to learn more about the how the opera came together.