Turn of the Screw

Conceived & Adapted by Michael Kimmel
Music & Lyrics by Drew Gasparini
Based on the novel by Henry James

A gripping story and gothic tale of suspense, apparitions…and death.  A Governess is hired by a mysterious gentleman to look after two parentless children sequestered in a Hampton's estate over the winter.  But eerie events transpire that start to unnerve the Governess – are the spirits she begins to see a danger to her and the children?  Or are they just figments of her imagination? As the threat increases, the Governess will have to confront a brutal truth that will challenge not only her safety and sanity, but also the fate of the children under her charge. 

TURN OF THE SCREW was commissioned by Fordham University and presented in concert at Lincoln Center in 2012.