Theatre-in-the-Woods

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Wilhelmina, Wallis, and Winston the Wombats are ready for their very first concert at Wolf Trap! The stage! The instruments! The maestro! But what is the audience supposed to do? With help from Ranger Nat, these three wombat friends learn how much fun music-making can be when they open their ears to listen. This interactive mini-musical is a perfect way to introduce children to the concert experience.
ABOUTIn partnership with Wolf Trap Education, WTO commissions a brand new mini-opera for young fans. It will have its premiere in May 2017 as the featured performance of Wolf Trap Institute Field Trip Performance and will return on July 19 & 20 as part of the 2017 Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods series. Listen, Wilhelmina! will be double cast with current and former Wolf Trap Opera Studio Artists to highlight the 10th anniversary of the Studio Artist program. Wolf Trap Opera’s 2017 performances at the Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods are part of the UNTRAPPED series.


Mary Gresock
Little Miss Muffet goes to the Opera!
Opening performance by Wolf Trap Teaching Artist, Mary Gresock presenting Little Miss Muffet goes to the Opera!

A mini-opera about a special day in the life of Little Miss Muffet. Through song, acting, dance, costumes, and scenery, Miss Muffet meets someone who loves curds and whey as much as she does. Through Miss Muffet’s dilemma and choices, children will learn about the kindness and joy of sharing and making new friends.

Listen, Wilhelmina!
Music by David Hanlon
Libretto by Kathleen Kelly
 
CAST2017 Studio Artists

Wilhelmina - Onadek Winan
Wallis - Gretchen Krupp
Winston - Cory Gross
Ranger Nat - Jonathan Bryan

Studio Artist Alumni

Wilhelmina - Amy Owens
Wallis - Sarah Larsen
Winston - Josh Sanders
Ranger Nat - Brandon Bell

CREATIVE TEAM

Conductor - David Hanlon
Director - Mo Zhou

MUSIC & PRODUCTION STAFF

Pianist/Coach - Josephine Riggs
Production Stage Manager - Evelyn Rossow