Project Description


This two-act opera takes place in a tiny village somewhere in China one hot summer in the 90s around the Hungry Ghost Festival. Deos is the coming-of-age story of Ming, a Deaf boy of 18 struggling with his identity and sexuality and his conflictual relationship with his over-protective and controlling father who is the owner of a tiny funeral home. He has already planned out his son’s life – managing the family business – but the boy has other plans and when he meets a man in a park, things start to get eerie…

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