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Sophocles Papavasilopoulos



Nationality:    USA
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Sophocles Papavasilopoulos has written music for a variety of venues and media including Theater, opera, film, video, dance, video games, and the concert stage. His concert music has been presented by ensembles such as Alarm Will Sound, International Contemporary Ensemble, Non-Zero, Avalon String Quartet, and Avian Orchestra, as well as by the renowned Greek clarinetist Lefteris Bournias. His music has been featured at such New York venues as Weill Recital Hall, Tonic, Merkin Concert Hall, Galapagos, HERE Art Center, the Flea Theater, and the Skirball Center, and has also been heard at the Seoul Museum of Art in KoreA. He received his BM from Oberlin Conservatory where his chamber operaPoohsticks was produced. Soft for Digging, a film directed by J.T. Petty featuring Mr. Papavasilopoulos' music, has been presented at Sundance as well as numerous other festivals worldwide. His video game music credits include a variety of PC/Mac and GameBoy games for such clients as Mattel, Acclaim, Infogrames, and Simon & Schuster. He is the recipient of a 2005 MacDowell Residency and MacCracken and Langley fellowships. His collaborations with writer Sheila Callaghan include Elemental, a four-act play with music. He is currently pursuing a PhD in composition at New York University.

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        Star-Crossed Lovers

Star-Crossed Lovers

the story of Romeo and Juliet told over centuries, across continents, and through genres. Imaginative and musical, Star-Crossed Loversis a spectacular tour of major theatrical and intellectual movements -- spanning tribal Africa, ancient Greece, commedia dell'arte Italy, Chekhov's Russia, Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1930s America, and existentialist post-modernity.


1st Produced:
Westfield High School Theatre Arts Program (Chantilly, VA, United States)    2004


1st Published:
Playscripts, Inc - New York   -


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30 min Comedy/Drama

Male:  7            Female:  4            Other:  7 males, 4 females, 20 either (9-50 actors possible: 4-25 males, 5-25 females)

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