The Hunger Art

The Hunger Art

The Hunger Art is an opera in one act by Jeff Myers, to a libretto by Royce Vavrek after Franz Kafka.[1]

Written while in residence at American Lyric Theater,[2] the opera was performed in concert at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre at Peter Norton Symphony Space in Manhattan, New York on January 7, 2008.[3]

Roles and role creators

  • Ivona, Amanda Pabyan
  • Alfons, Thomas Wazelle
  • Milos, David Korn
  • Bronislav, Bryce Smith
  • Butcher, Edwin Vega


The opera is a narrative hybrid of the Kafka's short story "A Hunger Artist" and a revisionist take on Adam and Eve.


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