Performance and Cast Archive: 2015/16

The Marriage of Figaro at Lyric Opera of Chicago


NEW PRODUCTION

The Marriage of Figaro

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sept. 26, 30, Oct. 3, 6, 9, 15, 18, 21, 24 /In Italian 

New Lyric Opera production generously made possible by The Negaunee Foundation, Abbot Fund, Randy L. and Melvin R. Berlin, Exelon, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Sylvia Neil and Daniel Fischel.


Characters in order of vocal appearance:

Figaro
Adam Plachetka* 
Susanna
Christiane Karg***
Bartolo
Brindley Sherratt*
Marcellina
Katharine Goeldner
Cherubino
Rachel Frenkel*
Count Almaviva
Luca Pisaroni
Basilio
Keith Jameson
Countess Almaviva
Amanda Majeskiᵒᵒ
Antonio
Bradley Smoakᵒ
Curzio
Jonathan Johnsonᵒ
Barbarina
Hlengiwe Mkhwanaziᵒ
Peasant Girls
Laura Wildeᵒ
  Lindsay Metzger*ᵒ
Actors
Sharon Sachs
  Paula Dudzik-Muenzner
Conductor
Henrik Nánási**
Director
Barbara Gaines
Set Designer
James Noone
Costume Designer
Susan Mickey*
Lighting Designer
Robert Wierzel
Chorus Master
Michael Black
Choreographer
Harrison McEldowney
Wigmaster and Makeup Designer
Sarah Hatten
Assistant Director
Daniel Ellis*
Stage Manager
John W. Coleman
Recitative Accompanist
William C. Billingham
Musical Preparation
William C. Billingham
  Mauro Ronca*
  Eric Weimer
Fight Choreographer
Chuck Coyl
Projected Titles
Colin Ure




      
 
*Lyric Opera debut
**American debut
***American Operatic debut
ᵒCurrent member, Ryan Opera Center
ᵒᵒAlumna, Ryan Opera Center




NEW-TO-CHICAGO PRODUCTION

Cinderella

Gioachino Rossini

Oct. 4, 7, 10, 13, 17, 23, 26, 30 /In Italian

Lyric Opera presentation generously made possible by Margot and Josef Lakonishok, The Nelson Cornelius Production Endowment Fund, and PowerShares QQQ.


Characters in order of vocal appearance:

Clorinda  Diana Newman*ᵒ 
Tisbe
Annie Rosen*ᵒ
Angelina (Cinderella)
Isabel Leonard
Alidoro
Christian van Hornᵒᵒ
Don Magnifico
Alessandro Corbelli
Don Ramiro
Lawrence Brownlee*
Dandini
Vito Priante*
Actors 
Eduardo Xavier Curley-Carrillo, Paula Dudzik-Muenzner, Monica Malanga, Kelly Maryanski, Sasha Rashidee, Michael Turrentine, David von Ehrlicher
Conductor
Sir Andrew Davis
Director
Joan Font*
Set and Costume Designer
Joan Guillén*
Lighting Designer 
Albert Faura*
Chorus Master 
Michael Black
Choreographer 
Xevi Dorca*
Wigmaster and Makeup Designer
Sarah Hatten
Associate Director
Joan Anton Rechi*
Assistant Director
Elise Sandell
Stage Manager
Rachel A. Tobias
Musical Preparation
Emanuele Andrizzi
  Keun-A Lee*
  Mario Antonio Marra*
Projected Titles
Patricia Houk*

       
        
*Lyric Opera debut
ᵒCurrent member, Ryan Opera Center
ᵒᵒAlumna, Ryan Opera Center




LYRIC UNLIMITED WORLD PREMIERE

Second Nature

An Opera for Youth
Music and Words by Matthew Aucoin
Oct. 17 /In English

Major support provided by the Nancy W. Knowles Student and Family Performances Fund. Second Nature Opera in the Neighborhoods are supported by lead sponsor J. Christopher and Anne N. Reyes and cosponsors two Anonymous Donors, Joyce E. Chelberg, Dover Foundation, Brent and Katie Gledhill, Goldman Sachs, Mr. and Mrs. Eric L. Hirschfield, Kenneth R. Norgan, the Donna Van Eekeren Foundation, Marilyn D. Ezri, M.D., the Walter Family Foundation, and Wintrust Community Banks.


Characters in order of vocal appearance:

Elizabeth
Julie Miller 
Elder Constance
Leah Dexter
David/Bonobo
David Govertsen
Lydia 
Sylvia Szadovski
  Louise Rogan
Jake
Brett Potts
  James Onstad
Stage Director
Matthew Ozawa
Set Designer
William Boles
Costume Designer
Sally Dolembo
Violin
Dawn Marlowe Gingrich
Clarinet
Zachary Good
Piano
Shannon McGinnis


       


     
NEW PRODUCTION

Wozzeck

Alban Berg
Nov. 1, 4, 7, 12, 16, 21, 24 /In German

New Lyric Opera production generously made possible by The Monument Trust (UK) and Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson, with additional support from Robert L. Turner.


Characters in order of vocal appearance:

Captain
Gerhard Siegel*
Wozzeck
Tomasz Konieczny*
Andres
Davis Portilloᵒᵒ
Marie
Angela Denoke*
Margret
Jill Grove
Doctor
Brindley Sherratt
Drum Major
Stefan Vinke*
First Apprentice
Bradley Smoakᵒ
Second Apprentice
Anthony Clark Evansᵒ
Soldier
Alec Carlson*ᵒ
Fool
Brenton Ryan*
Marie’s Son
Zachary Uzarraga*
Members of Chicago Children’s Choir
Actors
Brian J. Barber, Eric Casady, Billy Dawson, David Lintzenich*, Laura Weiss, Carrie Lee Patterson, Scott Shimizu, Karen Anne Yates
Conductor
Sir Andrew Davis
Director
Sir David McVicar
Set and Costume Designer
Vicki Mortimer
Lighting Designer
Paule Constable
Chorus Master
Michael Black
Children’s Chorus Master 
Josephine Lee
Choreographer 
Andrew George
Wigmaster and Makeup Designer
Sarah Hatten
Assistant Director
Daniel Ellis
Stage Manager
John W. Coleman
Stage Band Conductor
Eric Weimer
Musical Preparation
William C. Billingham
  Jerad Mosbey
  Eric Weimer
Prompter
Susan Miller Hult
Fight Director
Nick Sandys
Projected Titles
Colin Ure

      

*Lyric Opera debut
ᵒCurrent member, Ryan Opera Center
ᵒᵒAlumna, Ryan Opera Center




NEW- TO-CHICAGO PRODUCTION

The Merry Widow

Franz Lehár

Nov 14, 17, 20, 23, 25, 28, Dec 3, 9, 11, 13 /Originally in German, sung in English 

Lyric Opera presentation generously made possible by the Donna Van Eekeren Foundation, Howard Gottlieb and Barbara Greis, Mr. J. Thomas Hurvis, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and the Mazza Foundation.


Characters in order of vocal appearance:

Viscount Cascada  Paul La Rosaᵒᵒ
Baron Mirko Zeta
Patrick Carfizzi*
Kromov
Jonathan Weir*
Olga
Jennie Sophia*
Raoul de St. Brioche
Jonathan Johnsonᵒ
Pritschitsch
Fred Zimmerman*
Bogdanovich
Michael Weber
Camille de Rosillon
Michael Spyres
Valencienne
Heidi Stober*
Praskovia
Genevieve Thiers*
Njegus
Jeff Dumas
Hanna Glawari
Renée Fleming
  Nicole Cabellᵒᵒ
Count Danilo Danilovich
Thomas Hampson
Sylviane
McKinley Carter
Maître D’ 
Jonah D. Winston*
Lolo
Ariane Dolan
Dodo
Alison Mixon*
Jou-Jou
Emily Pynenburg*
Frou-Frou
Annelise Baker*
Clo-Clo
Jen Gorman*
Margot
Catherine Hamilton*
Principal Dancers
Shannon Alvis, Annelise Baker*, Sajen Banister*, Ariane Dolan, Jen Gorman*, Ellen Green, Catherine Hamilton*, Lauren Kadel*, Lauren Kias*, Ashley Klinger*, Kristina Larson-Hauk*, Alison Mixon*, Emily Pynenburg*, Alyssa Sarnoff, Kristen Schoen-René*, Rachel Switzer*, Jeffery B. Hover, Tom Mattingly*, Jamy Meek, Matthew Prescott, J.P. Tenuta
Conductor
Sir Andrew Davis
Director and Choreographer
Susan Stroman*
Set Designer 
Julian Crouch*
Costume Designer
William Ivey Long*
Original Lighting Designer
Paule Constable
Lighting Designer for Lyric
Chris Maravich
Sound Designer 
Mark Grey
Chorus Master
Michael Black
Associate Choreographer
Joshua Buscher*
Assistant Choreographer
Lauren Kadel*
Wigmaster and Makeup Designer
Sarah Hatten
Associate Director
Dan Rigazzi*
Assistant Director
Alan E. Hicks*
Stage Manager
Rachel A. Tobias
Stage Band Conductor
Francesco Milioto
Musical Preparation
Grant Loehnig
  Craig Terry
Projected Titles
Michael Panayos*


     

*Lyric Opera debut
ᵒCurrent member, Ryan Opera Center
ᵒᵒAlumna, Ryan Opera Center




WORLD PREMIERE

Bel Canto

Music by Jimmy López
Libretto by Nilo Cruz
Based on the novel by Ann Patchett
Curated by Renée Fleming

Dec. 7, 10, 12, Jan. 5, 8, 13, 17 /In Spanish, English, Japanese, Russian, German, French, Latin, and Quechua

Lyric Opera presentation generously made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Art Works National Endowment for the Arts, Helen and Sam Zell, Ethel and William Gofen, Ada and Whitney Addington, Walter E. Heller Foundation, and Roberta L. and Robert J. Washlow with additional support provided by Robin Angly. 


Characters in order of vocal appearance:

Edith Thibault  Annie Rosenᵒ
Simon Thibault, her husband, the French ambassador
Anthony Clark Evansᵒ
Victor Fyodorov, A Russian diplomat
Rúni Brattaberg
German diplomat
Kimberly McCord
Father Arguedas, A Catholic priest
Takaoki Onishi*ᵒ
Spanish ambassador to Peru
Hoss Brock
Gen Watanabe, Hosokawa’s translator
Andrew Stenson*
Rubén Iglesias, Vice President of Peru
William Burden
Katsumi Hosokawa, chairman of a Japanese electronics corporation
Jeongcheol Cha*
Roxane Coss, an American soprano
Danielle de Niese 
Christopf, Roxane’s accompanist
John Irvinᵒᵒ
General Alfredo, leader of the MRTA terrorist organization
Rafael Davila*
General Benjamin, second in command of MRTA
Bradley Smoakᵒ
Carmen, terrorist
J’nai Bridgesᵒᵒ
Ismael, terrorist
Alec Carlsonᵒ
Beatriz, terrorist
Diana Newmanᵒ
César, terrorist
Anthony Roth Costanzo*
Joachim Messner, a representative of the Red Cross
Jacques Imbrailo*
Soldier of the Peruvian Army
Matthew Carroll
Actors
Jonathan Beal, Eduardo Xavier Curley-Carrillo, Kevin Matthew Reyes, Jorge Santos, Kai Young
Conductor
Sir Andrew Davis
Director
Kevin Newbury
Set Designer
David Korins*
Costume Designer
Constance Hoffman*
Lighting Designer 
Duane Schuler
Projection Designer
Greg Emetaz*
Chorus Master
Michael Black
Wigmaster and Makeup Designer
Sarah Hatten
Dramaturg
Janice Paran*
Assistant Director
Elise Sandell
Stage Manager
Chelsea Antrim Dennis*
Musical Preparation
Vladimir Kulenovic*
  Keun-A Lee
  Matthew Piatt
  Mauro Ronca
Prompter
Susan Miller Hult
Fight Director
Nick Sandys
Projected Titles
Derek Matson
Spanish Dictation Coach 
Derek Matson

       

*Lyric Opera debut
ᵒCurrent member, Ryan Opera Center
ᵒᵒAlumna, Ryan Opera Center




Plácido Domingo
&
Ana María Martínez

 With the Lyric Opera Orchestra

Jan. 9

Made possible by the exclusive sponsor BMO Harris Bank.

PROGRAM

Giuseppe Verdi La forza del destino, Overture
Lyric Opera Orchestra 
Umberto Giordano Andrea Chénier, “Nemico della patria” 
Mr. Domingo (Carlo Gérard)
Verdi Ernani, “Surta è la notte… Ernani, Ernani involami!... Tutto sprezzo che d’Ernani”
Ms. Martínez (Elvira) 
Verdi Macbeth, Recitative and cavatina, Act IV: “Perfidi!…Pietà, rispetto, amore”
Mr. Domingo (Macbeth)
Antonín Dvořák Rusalka, “Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém” 
Ms. Martínez (Rusalka) 
Dvořák Slavonic Dances, Op. 72, No. 2 and Op. 46, No. 8
Lyric Opera Orchestra 
Verdi La traviata, “Pura siccome un angelo... Dite alla giovine...Morrò! La mia memoria”
Mr. Domingo (Germont)
  Ms. Martínez (Violetta) 
Franz Lehár Das Land des Lächelns, “Dein ist mein ganzes Herz”
Mr. Domingo (Sou-Chong)
Emmerich Kálmán Die Csárdásfürstin, “Heia in den Bergen”
Ms. Martínez (Sylva) 
Lehár Die lustige Witwe, “Lippen schweigen” 
Mr. Domingo (Danilo) 
  Ms. Martínez (Hanna) 
Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II The Sound of Music, Medley
Lyric Opera Orchestra 
Rodgers and Hammerstein South Pacific, “Some Enchanted Evening” 
Mr. Domingo (Émile) 
Rodgers and Hammerstein Carousel, “If I Loved You” 
Ms. Martínez (Julie) 
Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim West Side Story, Act I: “Tonight”
Ms. Martínez (Maria)
  Mr. Domingo (Tony) 
Manuel de Falla El amor brujo, Ritual Fire Dance
Lyric Opera Orchestra 
Federico Moreno Torroba Luisa Fernanda, “En mi tierra extremeña” 
Mr. Domingo (Vidal) 
  Ms. Martínez (Luisa)
Ernesto Lecuona María la O, “Mulata infeliz, tu vida acabó” 
Ms. Martínez (María) 
Moreno Torroba Maravilla, “Amor, vida de mi vida” 
Mr. Domingo (Rafael)
   
Conductor
Sir Andrew Davis
Stage Manager
John W. Coleman
Assistant Stage Manager
Daniel Sokalski
  Amy Thompson




Nabucco

Giuseppe Verdi

Jan. 23, 27, 31, Feb. 3, 6, 9, 12 /In Italian

Lyric Opera presentation generously made possible by The Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust, Harris Family Foundation, and Katherine Abelson and Robert J. Cornell.


Characters in order of vocal appearance:

Zaccaria  Dmitry Belosselskiy*
Ismael
Sergei Skorokhodov*
Fenena
Elizabeth DeShongᵒᵒ
Abigaille
Tatiana Serjan
Nabucco
Željko Lučić
Anna
Laura Wildeᵒ
High Priest of Baal
Stefan Szkafarowskyᵒᵒ
Abdallo
Jesse Donnerᵒ
Conductor
Carlo Rizzi
Director
Matthew Ozawa**
Set Designer
Michael Yeargan
Costume Designer
Jane Greenwood
Lighting Designer
Duane Schuler
Projection Designer
Chris Maravich
Chorus Master
Michael Black
Wigmaster and Makeup Designer
Sarah Hatten
Assistant Director
Alan E. Hicks
Stage Manager
Chelsea Antrim Dennis
Stage band Conductor
Robert Tweten
Musical Preparation
Matthew Piatt
  Craig Terry
Projected Titles
Francis Rizzo



 

*Lyric Opera debut
**Lyric directorial debut
ᵒCurrent member, Ryan Opera Center
ᵒᵒAlumna, Ryan Opera Center




Der Rosenkavalier

Richard Strauss

Feb. 8, 13, 16, 20, Mar. 4, 7, 10, 13/ In German

Lyric Opera presentation generously made possible by an Anonymous Donor and Mr. & Mrs. Dietrich M. Gross.


Characters in order of vocal appearance:

Octavian
Sophie Koch (February Dates)

Alice Coote (March Dates)
The Marschallin (Princess von Werdenburg)
Amanda Majeskiᵒᵒ
Mohammed
Zach Thomas*
The Marschallin’s Major-Domo
Mingjie Lei*ᵒ
Baron Ochs
Matthew Rose*
Leopold
Matthew Cobb
  Chris Lysy
The Marschallin’s Footmen
Geoffrey Agpalo
  Ronald Watkins
  Hoss Brock
  Kenneth Nichols
Noble Orphans
Hlengiwe Mkhwanaziᵒ
  Lindsay Metzgerᵒ
  Annie Rosenᵒ
Milliner
Diana Newmanᵒ
Animal Trainer
Alec Carlsonᵒ
Valzacchi
Rodell Roselᵒᵒ
A Singer 
René Barberaᵒᵒ
Notary
Philip Kraus
Annina
Megan Marino*
Faninal
Martin Gantner
Marianne Leitmetzerin
Laura Wildeᵒ
Faninal’s Major-Domo
Matthew DiBattista
Sophie von Faninal
Christina Landshamer**
Innkeeper
Jonathan Johnsonᵒ
Waiters
Jesse Donnerᵒ
  Anthony Clark Evansᵒ
  Richard Ollarsabaᵒ
  Bradley Smoakᵒ
Police Commissioner
Patrick Guetti*ᵒ
Conductor
Edward Gardner*
Director
Marina Weber*
Set and Costume Designer
Thierry Bosquet
Lighting Designer
Duane Schuler
Chorus Master
Michael Black
Wigmaster and Makeup Designer
Sarah Hatten
Assistant Director
Elise Sandell
Stage Manager
John W. Coleman
Stage Band Conductor
Francesco Milioto
Musical Preparation
William C. Billingham
  Jerad Mosbey
Prompter
Susan Miller Hult
Fight Director
Chuck Coyl
Projected Titles
Francis Rizzo


      

*Lyric Opera debut
**American debut
ᵒCurrent member, Ryan Opera Center
ᵒᵒAlumna, Ryan Opera Center




NEW-TO-CHICAGO

Romeo and Juliet

Charles Gounod

Based on the tragedy of the same name by William Shakespeare

Feb. 22, 25, 28, Mar. 2, 5, 8, 11, 16, 19 /In French 

Lyric Opera presentation generously made possible by the N.I.B Foundation, Powershares, Julie and Roger Baskes, and Mr. and Mrs. W. James Farrell.


Characters in order of vocal appearance:

Tybalt
Jason Slayden* 
Count Paris
Takaoki Onishiᵒ
Lord Capulet
Philip Horst
Juliet
Susanna Phillipsᵒᵒ
Mercutio
Joshua Hopkins
Romeo
Joseph Calleja (Feb. 22 – Mar. 8)
  Eric Cutler (Mar. 11 – 19)
Gertrude
Deborah Nansteel*
Gregorio
Anthony Clark Evansᵒ
Stephano
Marianne Crebassa*
Benvolio
Mingjie Lei
Friar Laurence
Christian Van Hornᵒᵒ
Duke of Verona
David Govertsenᵒᵒ
Conductor
Emmanuel Villaume
Director
Bartlett Sher*
Set Designer
Michael Yeargan
Costume Designer
Catherine Zuber
Lighting Designer
Jennifer Tipton
Chorus Master
Michael Black
Choreographer
Chase Brock*
Fight Director
B.H. Barry
Ballet Mistress
August Tye
Wigmaster and Makeup Designer
Sarah Hatten
Associate Director
Gina Lapinski
Assistant Director
Jodi Gage
Stage Manager
Rachel A. Tobias
Stage Band Conductor
Robert Tweten
Musical Preparation
Matthew Piatt
  Eric Weimer
Projected Titles
Derek Matson


*Lyric Opera debut
ᵒCurrent member, Ryan Opera Center
ᵒᵒAlumna, Ryan Opera Center




Dmitri Hvorostovsky in Recital

Ivari Ilja, piano

Feb. 26

Lyric Opera recital generously made possible by the exclusive sponsor Ann Ziff.


PROGRAM

 
Mikhail Glinka
“K Molli” (“To Molly”)
  “Kak sladko s toboju mne byt’” (“How sweet it is to be with you”) 
  “Ne govori, chto serdcu bol’no” (“Say not that it grieves the heart”) 
  “Somnenije” (“Doubt”)
  “Bolero”
   
II
 
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
“Na kholmakh Gruzii” (“On the hills of Georgia”), Op. 3, No. 4 
  “O jesli b ty mogla” (“Oh, if thou couldst for one moment”), Op. 39, No. 1
  “Drobitsja, i pleshchet, i bryzzhet volna” (“The wave breaks into spray”), Op. 46, No. 1 
  “Ne veter, veja s vysoty” (“Not the wind, blowing from the heights”), Op. 43, No. 2
  “Chto v imeni tebe moyom?” (“What is my name to thee?”), Op. 4, No. 1 
  “Zvonche zhavoronka pen’ye” (“The lark sings louder”), Op. 43, No. 1
   
III
 
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
“Blagoslavljaju vas, lesa” (“I bless you, forests”), Op. 47, No. 5
  “Solovej” (“The nightingale”), Op. 60, No. 4
  “Sred’ shumnogo bala” (“Amid the din of the ball”), Op. 38, No. 3 
  “Pervoye svidanije” (“The first meeting”), Op. 63, No. 4 
   
IV
 
Richard Strauss
“Allerseelen” (“All Souls Day”), Op. 10, No. 8
  “Befreit” (“Released”), Op. 39, No. 4
  “Zueignung” (“Dedication”), Op. 10, No. 1 
  “Morgen” (“Morning”), Op. 27, No. 4 
  “Cäcilie” (“Cecilia”), Op. 27, No. 2
   
Stage Manager
John W. Coleman





LYRIC OPERA PREMIERE
NEW-TO-CHICAGO PRODUCTION
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s

The King and I


April 29-May 22 /In English 

Lyric Opera premiere generously made possible by The Negaunee Foundation, the Davee Foundation, Robert S. and Susan E. Morrison, Northern Trust, an Anonymous Donor, with additional support from an Anonymous Women’s Board Member.


Captain Orton   John Lister
Louis Leonowens
Charlie Babbo*
Anna Leonowens
Kate Baldwin*
Interpreter
Jomar Ferreras*
The Kralahome
Alan Ariano*
King of Siam
Paolo Montalban*
Tuptim
Ali Ewoldt*
Lady Thiang
Rona Figueroa*
Prince Chulalongkorn
Matthew Uzarraga*
Princess Ying Yaowalak
Leila Koss*
Lun Tha
Sam Simahk*
Sir Edward Ramsay
David Parkes*
Phra Alack
Peter Sipla*
“The Small House of Uncle Thomas” Ballet
 
Eliza
Lisa Gillespie*
Angel/George
David Tai Kim*
Simon of Legree
Jason Garcia Ignacio*
Royal Wives 
Melinda Alberty*, Nicole Besa*, Caitlin Finnie*, Emily Morales*, Margaret Ozaki*, Jamila Saares-Klemm*, Adrienne Tang*
Royal Children
Sophie Mieko Ackerman*, Alexis Aponte*, Lilly Fujioka*, Avonlea Hong*, Evangelyn Lee*, Liliana Martens*, Rika Nishikawa*, Ana Joy Rowley-Mathews*, Benedict Santos Schwegel*, A’naam Singh*, Zachary Uzarraga*, Sophia Woo*
Dancers
Shannon Alvis, Christina Chen*, Erika Choe*, Mai Claypool*, Catie Cuan*, Jasmine Ejan*, Lisa Gillespie*, Jason Garcia Ignacio*, Jolina Javier*, David Tai Kim*, Kevin Santos*, Andrew Slane*, Yu Suzuki, Scott Weber*
Ensemble
Elisa Billey Becker, Hoss Brock, Richard Bulda*, Jordan De Leon*, Jared V. Esguerra, Jaslene Gonzalez*, Raymond Interior*, Kenway Hon Wai K. Kua*, Amy Kuckelman*, Kenneth Nichols, Yvette Smith, Ronald Watkins, Sherry Watkins
Understudies
Jennie Sophia - Anna Leonowens, Alan Ariano* - King of Siam, Jamila Sabares- Klemm* - Lady Thiang, Adrienne Tang* - Tuptim, Jomar Ferreras* - Lun Tha, Joe Yau* - The Kralahome, A’naam Singh* - Prince Chulalongkorn, Benedict Santos Schwegel* - Louis Leonowens, David Parkes* - Captain Orton, Kenneth Nichols - Interpreter, Jared V. Esguerra - Phra Alack, John Lister - Sir Edward Ramsay, Sophia Woo-   Princess Ying Yaowalak, Mai Claypool - Eliza, Scott Weber - Angel/George/ Simon of Legree, 
Conductor
David Chase
Director
Lee Blakeley**
Set Designer
Jean-Marc Puissant*
Costume Designer
Sue Blane*
Lighting Designer
Rick Fisher*
Sound Designer
Mark Grey
Chorus Master
Michael Black
Choreographer
Peggy Hickey
Wigmaster and Makeup Designer
Sarah Hatten
Assistant Choreographer
Seth Hoff*
Assistant Director
Erik Friedman
Stage Manager
John W. Coleman
Assistant Stage Managers
Kristen Barrett
  Rachel A. Tobias
Assistant Conductor
Valerie Maze
Musical Preparation
Maria Honigschnabel
  Karl Montzka*
  Colin Welford*
Fight Director
Nick Sandys
Sound Engineer
Joe Schofield 



 

*Lyric Opera debut
** Lyric Opera directorial debut


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