Opera on Tap-OKC Presents: No Justice, No Peace

We are THRILLED to announce that we will be partnering with Opera on Tap-OKC, which brings opera to unconventional venues, to premier our one act opera No Justice, No Peace at Factory Obscura in Oklahoma City on June 17, 18 & 19.   

No Justice, No Peace is an empathetic opera that looks at the effects of police brutality in America. There were 1,021 victims of officer involved shootings in 2020 alone, with black Americans being killed at twice the rate of white Americans.

This story follows Harold Benson, a father navigating therapy after losing his wife, Chole, with his son keeping his spirits up throughout the years and preparing to leave for college. Harold begins to find solace, until a turn of events changes his life forever.

It will take a BIG collaboration of local performers, musicians and artists to bring this story to life. It will also take YOU.

We have a fundraising goal of $15,500 in order to pay performers, musicians and crew, hold workshops and rehearsals, get audio and visual recordings of the performances, etc. We will share a FULL breakdown of how the money raised will be used on this page and our social media accounts! 


Music has the power to create change, and the ability to move people’s hearts and affect their minds for the betterment of our society. We hope to contribute positive change to this issue and a space for community collaboration with the creation of this work. 

Cast:
Kayla Marshall.............................Chloe Benson
Samuelle Ray Reese...................Anthony Benson
Jordan M. Andrews...................Harold Benson
Alexandria Carmon...................Officer Lisa Price
Jacob Velders...........................Officer Howard Evans
Elena Gage................................Therapist

Directors:
Cheyanne Marie.......................Director/Costume Designer
Ali Baker Fackler.......................Music Director/Vocal Coach
Rory Behrens..............................Technical Director 
Jose Batty..................................Conductor

Writers:
Chris Prather............................Composer/Librettist
Kenneth R. Woods...................Librettist
Megan Prather.........................Librettist

Producers:
Danielle L. Herrington
Chris Prather
Megan Prather
Kenneth R. Woods

Partner:
Opera on Tap-OKC

Donation break down: 

Cast, musicians, crew, directors: $8,800

Audio/video recording: $5,000

Sets, costumes, lighting, etc.: $1,400

Marketing/photography: $300


More about Opera on Tap:

 Opera on Tap (OOT) is a not for profit corporation with 501(c)3 status. The organization is formed for educational purposes including: 1) Educating the public on culture and the arts 2) Providing support and performance opportunities to young opera singers and classical instrumentalists. Everyday OOT proves that opera is a viable and progressive artform that anyone can enjoy. They put opera in bars, on playgrounds and now in virtual reality.
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Megan Prather 
Organizer
Raised $125 from 2 donations
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Opera on Tap 
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Chris Prather 
Team member
Raised $195 from 4 donations
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