2008 Workshop — The Consul and Le nozze di Figaro

The operas for HSOW 2008 (July 7 through August 3, 2008) were  Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro and Menotti’s The Consul.

 

THE CONSUL
by GIAN-CARLO MENOTTI

premiered March 1, 1950
won 1950 Pulitzer Prize in Music

Performances at the Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre, 6101 University Avenue, Halifax

Friday, July 25 (7:30 pm)
Monday, July 28 (7:30 pm)
Thursday, July 31 (7:30 pm)
Saturday, August 2 (7:30 pm)

Character July 25 & 31 July 28 & Aug 2
Magda Judith Oatway (MB) Rachel Huys (ON)
Secretary Katie Stevenson (AK) Marta Herman (ON)
Mother Oriana Dunlop (ON) Caroline Rivera (TX)
John Alfred Stockwell (ON) Christopher Dunham (ON)
Secret Police Agent Greg Wagland (ON) Greg Wagland (ON)
Magadoff Kevin Lee (BC) Andrew Pelrine (NS)
Mr. Kofner Joshua Whelan (NS) Garrett Murphy (MA)
Foreign Woman Beth Hagerman (NB) Amy Waller (ON)
Anna Gomez Sarah Loveys (NL) Natalie Thimot (NS)
Vera Boronel Amanda Lewis (NL) Jessica McMahon (ON)
Assan Garrett Murphy (MA) Joshua Whelan (NS)
Plainclothesman Andrew Pelrine (NS) Kevin Lee (BC)
Plainclothesman Christopher Dunham (ON) Alfred Stockwell (ON)

Synopsis of The Consul

Music director: Tara Scott
Stage director: Nina Scott-Stoddart
Stage manager: Stephanie Kincade
ASM: Sarah Anstead
Lighting designer: Bryan Kenney
Vocal coach: Prof. Marcia Swanston
Choreographer: Andrew Pelrine
Set designer: Anne Morison
Dunn Crew Chief: Debbie Richardson

to be sung in English
Performing edition: Schirmer

 

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
(THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO)

by W.A. MOZART

premiered May 1, 1786

Performances at the Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre, 6101 University Avenue, Halifax

Saturday, July 26 (7:30 pm)
Tuesday, July 29 (7:30 pm)
Friday, August 1 (7:30 pm)
Sunday, August 3 (2:30 pm)

Character July 26 & Aug 1 July 29 & Aug 3
Count Andrew Pappas (TX) Mark Gough (ON)
Countess Natalie Donnelly (ON) Rebecca Collett (ON)
Figaro Jeremy Carver-James (PQ) William Lewans (SK)
Susanna Vania Chan (ON) Taylor Strande (ON
Cherubino Ariel Sinclair-Chin (NS) Meagan Zantingh (PQ)
Marcellina Heather Wilkie (ON) Julia Barber (ON)
Bartolo Christopher Mallory (ON) Christopher Mallory (ON)
Basilio/Curzio Owen McCausland (NB) Owen McCausland (NB)
Antonio Giovanni Spanu (ON) Giovanni Spanu (ON)
Barbarina Karina Brazas (WA) Charlotte Knight (ON)

Synopsis of The Marriage of Figaro

Music director: Lynette Wahlstrom
Stage director: GaRRy Williams
Stage manager: Lara Mattison
ASM: Sarah Anstead
Lighting designer: Bryan Kenney
Vocal Coach: Sung-Ha Shin-Bouey
Set designer: Anne Morison
Dunn Crew Chief: Debbie Richardson

to be sung in Italian with projected English translations
Performing edition: Schirmer

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