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 Mark Adamo - “The war is just there to get Dad off stage, ... 'Little Women' is not about war, it's not about poverty, it's not about a woman struggling to become a writer in a world dominated by men.”
 Mark Adamo - “I approached opera from the theater side, ... I used to rail against the clichs of the form, all those sopranos in nightgowns dying in Act 2. So what do I have in my first opera A soprano in a nightgown dying in Act 2.”
 Mark Adamo - “When I finally found that notion of Jo, I found the structure of the opera,”
 Suzanne Vitadamo - “Our society has shifted to a quality of life mentality and has lost sight of the value (and) sacredness of all human life. We now as a nation are deciding when it is OK or not OK to kill those suffering from disabilities.”
 Mark Adamo - “All of the movies brought the war into it,”
 Mark Adamo - “This is a love story with six protagonists, ... And it's about a girl on the cusp of womanhood, a girl who is smart enough to realize she's happy, but not smart enough to know that everything must change.”
 Mark Adamo - “From the late Classical period and more so in Romantic and Modern opera, the weight settled into the orchestra, with the voices as a free obbligato above it, ... That just drives me crazy. I want the vocal line to be as much the core as the bass line. I want to create the illusion that the voice generates harmony, color, line, everything.”
 Suzanne Vitadamo - “After these recent years of neglect at the hand of those who were supposed to protect and care for her, she is finally at peace with God for eternity.”
 Suzanne Vitadamo - “She looks -- honestly, she looks like she is in a concentration camp. She's beginning to hollow out. It's awful. It's awful to have to sit back and watch this process happen to anybody. We live in America. I can't even believe I'm sitting here discussing this. It's sick.”
 Suzanne Vitadamo - “We are very, very, very thankful to have crossed this bridge and we're very hopeful that the federal courts will follow the will of Congress and save my sister's life.”