Composer and librettist Martin Halpern of Brooklyn Heights has written a new chamber opera, Mrs. Middleman’s Descent, which premieres at New York New Church, 114 E. 35th Street, Manhattan, Oct. 5,6 and 8.

The opera tells the story of a man expecting a promotion, whose wife is beset by horrendous nightmares, resulting in a strained marital relationship even after he receives the promotion.

Featured in the cast are Alisa Thomason as Mrs. Middleman, Jim Trainor as Mr. Middleman, Marty Coyle as the Art Headlines

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