Die Fledermaus, Opera Southwest 2008

Opera Southwest 2008

OPERETTA IN TWO ACTS

JOHANN STRAUSS JR.

Libretto by Carl Haffner and Richard Genée.
After the play Das Gefängnis by Julius Roderich Benedix

First performed: April 5, 1874 at the Theater and der Wien in Vienna, Austria

CONDUCTOR – Anthony Barrese
STAGE DIRECTOR – David Bartholomew
CHORUS MASTER – Paul Bower
ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR – Gary Cassity

New production created by Opera Southwest

CAST

ALFRED, an admirer of Rosalinda – Alex Richardson
ADELE, a chambermaid – Amy Mahoney
ROSALINDA von Eisenstein – Shana Blake Hill
GABRIEL von Eisenstein – David Hamilton
DR. STUTTERBECK, a lawyer – Sam Shepperson
DR. FALKE – Peter Halverson
WARDEN FRANK – Ron Loyd
PRINCE ORLOFSKY – Deborah Domanski
IDA, Adele’s sister – Jessica Taylor
FROSCH, a jailor – Michael McGregor Mahoney

DANCERS – Jennifer Boren, Katherine Giese,
B. Christopher Armijo, Joseph Gonzales, Joey Montoya

Chorus of Party Goers, Servants

Opera Southwest Orchestra

Chorus: Opera Southwest Chorus 

OCTOBER 4, 5(M), 10, 12(M) 2008

Excerpt from Orlofsky’s Aria (revised text by Kristen Barrett):

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