The Falling and The Rising Gets a Shout-Out

The Windy City Times featured a clip on Petite Opera Productions The Falling and The Rising 

Operas of the fall
by Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times

The Falling and The Rising is a world-premiere project staged by Park Ridge-based Petite Opera Productions. Conceived by Sgt. Ben Hilgert, the opera is based upon interviews with military patients at Walter Reed Hospital. It features a libretto by playwright Jerre Dye and composer Zach Redler. Eight performances run Nov. 2-24 at Mary Wilson House-Beyer Auditorium, 306 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge. Info/tickets:; 847-553-4442