In These Fields: A Folk Opera by Silas House & Sam Gleaves

Capitol Arts Center, 416 East Main Ave, Bowling Green, KY 42101

In These Fields is a folk opera by singer/songwriter Sam Gleaves and novelist/playwright Silas House. The play, which explores the importance of food in our history and culture, covers 175 years in the American South. The monologues, written by House, and songs, penned by Gleaves, create a meditation on the people who have raised, prepared, and partaken of the food of the South.