Publisher: G. Schirmer
The Hunting of the Snark ,
Libretto based on the poem by Lewis Carroll.
Opera and Music Theatre
1 Hours 0 Minutes
2 Baritones, 2 Mezzo Sopranos, 2 Sopranos, 2 Tenors
1 dancer (singer may double as dancer)
The characters set off in search of the snark and, in searching for the unknown creature, actually explore their own relationships. They find the snark in the last scene, only to discover that he is really a boojum and when a snark turns out to be a boojum, it disappears.