Past Production*:


To Hell and Back

by Jake Heggie (music) and Gene Scheer (libretto)

Director: Greg Carroll

Designer: Dr Peter Corrigan, AM

Conductor: Brian Castles-Onion, AM

Produced by ACOCo at

  • Nagambie Lakes Opera Festival (2016)

  • Theatre Works, St Kilda (2017)


Dimity Shepherd (VIC) as 'Anne'

Desiree Frahn (SA) as 'Stephanie'

*available for Festivals & re-mount > enquire


“I found a new love last night...[To Hell and Back] absolutely moved me...

I had always thought that opera was not my thing, but now...simply stunning.”

- Diane, Audience Member


Dimity Shepherd's foundation-firm and luscious tone bonded powerfully with Desiree Frahn's achingly expressive and cleanly cut soprano... the reception was thunderous…”

- Paul Selar, Opera Chaser