My play Cardinal is being produced by Second Stage Theater this season, directed by Kate Whoriskey. Fellow Travelers, an opera I wrote with composer Gregory Spears will appear soon at PROTOTYPE Festival and Lyric Opera of Chicago , directed by Kevin Newbury. The recording is available from Cincinnati Fanfare . John Kander and I are hard at work on show number three. Our cast recording of Kid Victory is available now from Broadway Records . I am reading Marilynne Robinson. I am going to China soon.