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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.
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Street Scene
Kurt Weill
Hughes, Langston/Rice. E. (book)
Nicola Bowie Choreographer
Nicolette Molnár Assistant Director
David Pountney Director
Richard Buckley Music Director
Donald Palumbo Chorus Master
David Fielding Scenic Designer
Paul Pyant Lighting Designer
Richard Jarvie Hair/Wigs
Richard Jarvie Make-up
Comments: Diction Coach Linda Gates
Casting Director Cindy Rush
Fight Director Nicolas Sandys
Sound Designer Otts Munderloh
Ballet Mistress Sara Stewart
Opening Date: Tuesday, October 02, 2001
Venue & 
Performance Dates:
Ardis Krainik Theatre
Oct. 2,6,9,12,15,21m,24,27,31m
Nov. 3
Ardis Krainik Theatre
November 3
Cast Information:
Abraham Kaplan Philip Kraus
Anna Maurant Catherine Malfitano
Carl Olsen Christopher Scott Feigum
Daniel Buchanan David Cangelosi
Emma Jones Judith Christin
First Nursemaid Erin Wall
First Nursemaid Erin Wood
First Salvation Army Girl Melina Pyron
Frank Maurrant Dean Peterson
George Jones Jake Gardner
Grace Davis Melanie Brezill
Greta Fiorentino Theresa Cincione
Harry Easter Timothy Nolen
Henry Davis Patrick Blackwell
Lippo Fiorentino Anthony Mee
Mae Jones Stephanie Ann Sheppard
Myrtle Rachel Robinson
Olga Olsen Dorothy Byrne
Rose Lori Ann Fuller
Sally Rachel Robinson
Sam Kaplan Gregory Turay
Second Nursemaid Lauren McNeese
Second Salvation Army Girl Debra Schuerer-DeNoon
Company Information
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Address:  20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago IL 60606 United States
Web site:
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
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.