The marriage of figaro
JULY 8m, 12, 14
The comic opera tells the story of the servants Figaro and Susanna, who succeed in getting married, foiling the efforts of their philandering employer Count Almaviva to seduce Susanna and teaching him a lesson in fidelity.
The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Director: David Paul
Conductor: Steven Jarvi
Scenic Designer: Kristen Robinson
Costume Designer: Stephanie Cluggish
Lighting Designer: Masha Tsimring
Figaro - Tyler Simpson
Susanna - Karin Mushegain
The Count - Trevor Scheunemann
The Countess - Katherine Whyte
Don Bartolo - Brian Kontes
Marcellina - Claudia Chapa
Barbarina - Katherine Henly
into the woods
JULY 27, 29m & AUGUST 2, 4, 5m
This modern classic, which weaves together the stories of several fairy tales, examines the consequences of characters’ wishes. Following a childless baker and his wife on their quest to reverse a witch's curse on their family.
Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim
Director: Raymond Zilberberg
Conductor: Andy Anderson
Scenic Designer: Jung Griffin
Costume Designer: Summer Lee Jack
Lighting Designer: Christina Watanabe
The Witch - Rena Strober
Cinderella - Leah Edwards
The Baker - Adam Alexander
The Baker’s Wife - Sharin Apostolou
Cinderella’s Prince/Wolf - Christopher Job
Jack - Brian Giebler
Narrator - Patrick Jacobs
Little Red Riding Hood - Deborah Grausman
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Banner photo: La traviata (2016) by Natalie Krovetz.