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THEATER AND OPERA

Persephone in the Late AnthropoceneA modern spoken opera that re-imagines the Persephone myth in the age of climate change. A co-creation of  Megan, as librettist, and composer Denis Nye, which was premiered by Hinge/Works at SPACE Gallery, in Portland, Maine, in May 2016. Read some Persephone arias in the Baltimore Review.

King Tide Rises: the Envisioning Change King Tide Party (writer/director) Ongoing interactive documentary street theater series, written and directed (and sometimes performed) by Megan, as part of the multi-disciplinary King Tide Party Collective, to observe and raise awareness of sea level change at the astrological high tide. View images.

Soup and Circus, The 24 Hour Theater Project, Acorn Productions (writer) A dark absurdist allegory about class and who makes the soup. Directed by Karen Ball.

Transport, PortFringe Festival (writer) 
An oratorio exploring the human desire to move and be moved. With composition by Denis Nye and performances by Keith Anctil, Jake Cote, Paul Haley, and Ellen White, produced by Hinge/WorksListen to Ellen White as Claire.

A Great Experiment, Belfast Poetry Festival (writer/director)
An expressionist poetry-and-sound re-creation of the first live transatlantic radio broadcast, of live jazz at the Savoy Hotel in London, touching down in Belfast, Maine. With sound design by Dan Beckman. [audio file coming soon]

Dangerous Liaisons, Sacred and Profane Festival, Peaks Island, Maine (adaptor/director)
An original site-specific adaption, production, and installation of the classic epistolary novel, staged in a decommissioned World War II military bunker. With sound by Denis Nye and installation art by Paul Haley, and performances by Denise Poirier and Michael Kimball, produced by Hinge/WorksView images.