Opera Performance Archive - Ta



The Taming of the Shrew

1979 Production Season
Vittorio Giannini

Vittorio Giannini & D. Fee, librettists
John DeMain, conductor
Peter Mark Schifter, director
Franco Colavecchia, scenic design
William Ivey Long, costume design
F. Mitchell Dana, lighting design

Cast & Roles
Spiro Malas - Baptista
Anna Moffo - Katharina
Elizabeth Knighton - Bianca
Julian Patrick - Petruchio
Robert Orth - Hortensio
Barry McCauley - Lucentio
William Eichorn - Gremio
Stephen Owen - Vincentio
Peter Lightfoot - Tranio
Edmund Toliver - Biondello
Leonard Eagleson - Grumio
Sherman Lowe - Curtis
Christopher Leo King - Beggar
Scott Pedersen - Tailor


The Telephone

1977 Production Season
Gian Carlo Menotti

John Moriarty, conductor
Lou Galterio, director
John McKernon, scenic design
Jane Morgan, costume design
Paul Wahler, lighting design

Cast & Roles
Kathryn Karassik - Lucy
L. Brad Liebl - Ben


Transformations

1985 Production Season
Conrad Susa

Anne Sexton, librettist
Stephen Crout, conductor
Peter Mark Schifter, director
Philipp Jung, scenic design
Philipp Jung, costume design
Patricia Collins, lighting design
Steven Bryant, wigs & makeup

Cast & Roles
Phyllis Treigle - Witch/Anne Sexton
Dawn Upshaw - Princess
Luretta Bybee - Good Fairy
Eugene Perry - King
Darren Keith Woods - Wizard
Allan Glassman - Prince
Gordon Hawkins - Neighboring King
Ned Barth - Magic Object


La Traviata

1976 Production Season
Giuseppe Verdi

Francesco Maria Piave, librettist
Julius Rudel, conductor
Tito Capobianco, director
Carl Toms, scenic design
Carl Toms, costume design
William Klages, lighting design
Charles Elsen, wigs & makeup

Cast & Roles
Beverly Sills - Violetta
Fredda Rakusin - Flora Bervoix
Evelyn Petros - Annina
Henry Price - Alfredo
Richard Fredericks - Giorgio Germont
Neil Rosenshein - Gastone
Robert Orth - Baron Douphol
Keith Kibler - Marchese
John Cheek - Doctor Grenvil
Roger Lucas - Giuseppe
Christopher Deane - Gardener

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