David James Brock

playwright, poet, librettist

David James Brock is a Canadian playwright, poet and librettist. Author of poetry collection, Everyone is CO2. Librettist for Scottish pub opera, The Sloans Project. Co-creator of Breath Cycle, an opera for cystic fibrosis.

Opera (Glasgow): The Sloans Opera


  • Sloans Bar 62 Argyll Arcade Glasgow, G2 8BG United Kingdom

After being performed in Canada and selling out at the Edinburgh Festival, The Sloans Opera returns to Glasgow’s oldest pub this July for just seven performances.

The Sloans Opera was written by David James Brock and composed by Gareth Williams. Directed by James Robert Carson and designed by Catherine Deverell, the incredible 2015 cast is Marie Claire Breen, Cheryl Forbes, Jamie McDougall, and Douglas Nairne. 

Check out a project sampler here and if you're in Glasgow in July, see the whole thing!