The opera has 7 scenes. Each scene requires only one set. Scenes I and IV use the same set, Scenes III, VI & VII use the same set. The scenes are:
A piano score for the opera is available for use in rehersals.
Special Props & Effects
- Mechanical horse. Moves “in place.” Ichabod rides it in Scene VI on his fateful ride home through the woods.
- Projection. We visualize the Headless Horseman’s role to be filmed and projected behind Crane on a scrim. The Horseman would be portrayed as a sinister mounted silhouette.