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Glimmerglass Festival
The Greater Good - World Premiere
Stephen Hartke
Littell, Philip
David Schweizer Director
Stewart Robertson Music Director
Christopher Akerlind Lighting Designer
David Zinn Costume Designer
Mark Wendland Scenic Designer
Comments: Kelley Rourke Supertitles
Opening Date: Saturday, July 22, 2006
Venue & 
Performance Dates:
Alice Busch Opera Theater
July 22,24m,30m
August 3,12m,15m,19,25,28m
Cast Information:
Boule de Suif Caroline Worra
Coachman Matthew Worth
Cornudet Seth Keeton
La Comtesse de Breville Elaine Alvarez
Le Comte de Breville Andrew Wentzel
M. Carre-Lamadon Christopher Burchett
M. Follenvie Liam Moran
M. Loiseau John David De Haan
Mme. Carre-Lamadon Christine Abraham
Mme. Follenvie Dorothy Byrne
Mme. Loiseau Jill Gardner
Prussian Officer Christian Reinert
The Old Nun Jeanine Thames
The Young Nun Katherine Calcamuggio
Company Information
Glimmerglass Festival
Address:  P.O. Box 191, Cooperstown NY 13326-0191 United States
Web site:
Phone:  607-547-5704
Fax:  607-547-6030

Mission Statement/Description:
"To produce new, little known, and familiar operas and works of music theater in innovative productions which capitalize on the intimacy and natural setting of the Alice Busch Opera Theater; to promote an artistically challenging work environment for young American performers; and to engage important directors, designers and conductors who provide high standards of achievement."
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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
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