2012: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Carmen, The Harpies, Thyrsis and Amaranth, Gisela in Her Bathtub and Riders to the Sea

HSOW 2012 – July 16 to August 12

 

In 2012, HSOF participants rehearsed and performed three shows.

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Benjamin Britten (1960)

Friday August 3, 7:30 pm
Saturday August 4, 7:30 pm
Thursday August 9, 7:30 pm
Saturday August 11,  2:00 pm

music director: Greg Myra
stage directors: Nina Scott-Stoddart and David Mosey
vocal coach: Lenard Whiting
stage manager: Fleurette Benoit
choreographer: Andrew Pelrine
lighting design:  Colin Richardson
costumer:  Victoria Bruer

MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by BrittenFriday, August 3, 7:30 pm
Thursday, August 9, 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 4, 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 11, 2 pm
OberonAlbert Sanchez (Colombia)Andrew Pickett (NS)
TytaniaFrédérique Drolet (QC)Allison Nicholas (NL)
PuckSteven Bourque (NS)Allie MacDonald (NS)
LysanderPatrick MacDevitt (MI)Eric Thomson (IL)
HermiaNicole Stellino (ON)Shilpa Sharma (ON)
DemetriusNeil Reimer (BC)Conlan Gassi (ON)
HelenaChelsea Mahan (SK)Ashley Buckhout (MA)
BottomJeremy Hirsch (CA)Lukus Uhlman (NS)
QuinceAlexander Wilson (MI)Peter Bass (ON)
FluteMax Zander (NY)Patrick MacDevitt (MI)
SnugAndrew Hernandez (CA)Andrew Hernandez (CA)
SnoutWilliam Ford (ON)Daniel Wheeler (NS)
StarvelingNicholas Borg (ON)Steven Griffin (NS)
TheseusLukus Uhlman (NS)Jeremy Hirsch (CA)
HippolytaCaroline Gélinas (QC)Nicole Stellino (ON)
CobwebKatherine Richard (ON)Joelle Lehoux (ON)
MustardseedSabrina Romero (CA)Kelsey Downer (NL)
PeaseblossomMilena Bolaños (ON)Margaret Gandle (MA)
MothLauren Harmon (NV)Lauren Bryant-Monk (ON)

 

Carmen by Georges Bizet (1875)

Saturday August 4, 2:00 pm
Sunday, August 5, 7:30 pm
Friday, August 10, 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 11, 7;30 pm

music director: Tara Scott
stage director: Tony Radford
vocal coach: Paula Rockwell
stage manager: Stephanie Kincade
lighting design:  Colin Richardson
choreographer: Andrew Pelrine
costumer: Nicole Dowdall

CARMEN by BizetSaturday, August 4, 2:00 pm
Friday, August 10, 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 5, 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 11, 7:30 pm
CarmenJessica Lane (ON)Eugenia Dermentzis
Don JoseCody Growe (QC)Kijong Wi (Korea)
EscamilloMatthew Beasant (NS)Conlan Gassi (ON)
MicaelaKelsey Vicary (ON)Natalie Donnelly (ON)
Morales/DoncairoJonathan Bédard (QC)Jonathan Bédard (QC)
FrasquitaAlyssa McCarthy (NS)Kelsey Taylor (ON)
MercedesLauren Jacob (MI)Megan Hayward (ON)
ZunigaAnthony Radford (CA)Anthony Radford (CA)
RemendadoScott Rumble (ON)Zachary Rondinelli (ON)

 

One Act Operas in English

from Canada, the United States and England

Sunday, August 5, 2 pm
Tuesday, August 7, 7:30 pm
Wednesday, August 8, 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 12, 2 pm

music director:  Jennifer Szeto
vocal coach:  Lucy Hayes-Davis
stage direction support:  Nina Scott-Stoddart and Edward Franko
stage manager: Tessa Pekeles

Gisela in Her Bathtub, by Neil Weisensel and Michael Cavanagh (1991)

stage director: Bonnie Archibald-Awalt

GISELA IN HER BATHTUB by Neil WeisenselSunday, August 5, 2:00 pm
Wednesday, August 8, 7:30 pm
Tuesday, August 7, 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 12, 2:00 pm
GiselaNicole SmithNicole Smith
HelgaMeghan Jamieson (NS)Rachel Wood (ON)
OlafPedro Arroyo (PR)Michael Hart (NS)
Lawspeaker SnorreAlexander Wilson (MI)Phillip Rego (ON)

The Harpies, by Marc Blitzstein (1930)

stage director: Steven Bourque

THE HARPIES by Marc BlitzsteinSunday, August 5, 2:00 pm
Wednesday, August 8, 7:30 pm
Tuesday, August 7, 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 12, 2:00 pm
Phinneus, a blind oracleNicholas Fuqua (MI)William Ford (ON)
Aello, a harpyLaura Noack (NY)Allison Mills (NY)
Ocypete, a harpyCaroline Gélinas (QC)Michelle Siemens (BC)
Celaneo, a harpyNicole SmithMilena Bolaños (ON)
Zetes, an ArgonautPedro Arroyo (PR)Michael Hart (NS)
Calais, an ArgonautAlexander Wilson (MI)Alexander Wilson (MI)
Jason, an ArgonautPhillip Rego (ON)Phillip Rego (ON)
Iris, a messengerMeghan Jamieson (NS)Rachel Wood (ON)

Thyrsis & Amaranth, by Steven Serpa (2010)

stage directors:  Andrew Pelrine and Nina Scott-Stoddart

THYRSIS & AMARANTH by Steven SerpaSunday, August 5, 2:00 pm
Wednesday, August 8, 7:30 pm
Tuesday, August 7, 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 12, 2:00 pm
ThyrsisCollin Shay (CT)Nicholas Fuqua (MI)
AmaranthAllison Mills (NY)Victoria Borg (ON)

Riders to the Sea by Ralph Vaughan Williams, play by J.M. Synge (1937)

stage director:  Anne Morison

RIDERS TO THE SEA by Vaughan WilliamsSunday, August 5, 2:00 pm
Wednesday, August 8, 7:30 pm
Tuesday, August 7, 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 12, 2:00 pm
MauryaErin Passmore (AB)Nina Scott-Stoddart (NS)
CathleenVictoria Borg (ON)Meaghan Jamieson (NS)
NoraMargaret Cormier (QC)Melody Thomas (ON)
BartleyPhillip Rego (ON)Phillip Rego (ON)
A WomanMichelle Siemens (BC)Nicole Smith

Also featured in 2012 was an American Aria Recital with Dr Leonard Lehrman and Helene Williams.

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