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Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
     
RESULTS  PRODUCTION & COMPANY INFORMATION
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Porgy and Bess
Composer:
George Gershwin
Librettist:
Heyward, DuBose
Director(s):
Denni Sayers Choreographer
Francesca Zambello Director
Conductor(s):
John DeMain Conductor
Kelly Kuo Conductor
Designer(s):
Mark McCullough Lighting Designer
Paul Tazewell Costume Designer
Peter J. Davison Scenic Designer
Comments: Production from Washington National Opera
Opening Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Venue & 
Performance Dates:
Ardis Krainik Theatre
November 18,21,23m,26m,29
December 3,5,6,9,12,15,18m,19
Cast Information:
Bess Lisa Daltirus
Bess Morenike Fadayomi
Clara Laquita Mitchell
Crown Lester Lynch
Crown Terry Cook
Jake Eric Greene
Maria Marietta Simpson
Porgy Gordon Hawkins
Porgy Lester Lynch
Serena Jonita Lattimore
Sportin' Life Jermaine Smith
Company Information
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Address:  20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago IL 60606 United States
Web site: www.lyricopera.org
Phone:  312-332-2244
Fax:  312-419-8345

Mission Statement/Description:
"We believe in the life-changing, transformational, revelatory power of great art and opera. Lyric Opera of Chicago exists to provide a broad, deep, and relevant cultural service to the Chicago region and the nation, and to advance the development of the art form of opera by:

  • Producing and performing consistently thrilling, world-class opera, with a balanced repertoire that encompasses core classics, lesser-known masterpieces, and new works.

  • Creating a diverse, innovative, wide-ranging program of community engagement and education activities that reaches the widest possible public.

  • Developing exceptional emerging operatic talent.
"
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Contact Us
330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001
P 212-796-8620 • F 212-796-8621
Info@operaamerica.orgDirections
From Airport:
The easiest way to reach the OPERA America offices is to get a cab at the airport. Cost is $40-45
(not including tip).
  • JFK - Take the AirTrain ($5 - approx. 15 minutes) to the Jamaica Street Station and transfer to the Long Island Railroad (LIRR). Take the LIRR to Penn Station ($12 - approx. 35 minutes). See Penn Station directions below.
  • LaGuardia - Take the M60 Bus to the Hoyt Ave/31st Street. Get on the or Train and take that to 42nd/Times Square Station. Follow the Times Square Station directions below.
  • Newark - Take the New Jersey Transit train to Penn Station ($15 - approx. 45 min). See the Penn Station Directions below.

From Penn Station/Madison Square Garden:
Leave the station through the 7th Avenue/33rd Street exit and walk south for four blocks. The building is on
the right hand side.

From Grand Central Station:
Take the Train to the 42nd/Times Square station and transfer to the Train.
Take the Train to the 28th Street stop and walk north on 7th Avenue.
The building is on the same block as the train stop.

From 42nd Street/Times Square:
Take the Train to the 28th Street stop and walk north on 7th Avenue.
The building is on the same block as the train stop.

For more detailed directions, most up-to-date pricing or to specify a different starting location, please visit the
MTA Web site.