Wallace Wilhoit Jr.
- Jan 29
Lily Sisters & Spiral Staircases
I stumbled, quite by accident, into libretto writing. It was my MFA thesis project. I was writing a play, I thought. I had, however, structured an opera libretto according to my Advisor. This “accidental” libretto was Stillwaters. While writing Stillwaters I was living in Bat Cave NC, on a mountaintop outside Asheville. I had moved there from NYC, 2006, to complete the work. I also wanted to be closer home. My mother had been diagnosed with the beginnings of Alzheimer’s. I’m