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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.
Cincinnati Opera
Nixon in China
John Adams
Goodman, Alice
Kevin Newbury Revival Director
James Robinson Director
Kristjan Järvi Conductor
Henri Venanzi Chorus Master
Allen Moyer Scenic Designer
James Schuette Costume Designer
Thomas C. Hase Lighting Designer
Comments: Wendall Harrington Video Designer
Brian Mohr Sound Designer
Co-production with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, The Minnesota Opera and Chicago Opera Theater
Opening Date: Thursday, July 12, 2007
Venue & 
Performance Dates:
Music Hall
Cast Information:
Chou En-lai Chen-Ye Yuan
First Secretary Elizabeth Pojanowski
Henry Kissinger Thomas Hammons
Madame Mao Georgia Jarman
Mao Tze-Tung Mark T. Panuccio
Nixon Robert Orth
Pat Nixon Maureen O'Flynn
Second Secretary Soon Cho
Third Secretary Liza Forrester
Company Information
Cincinnati Opera
Address:  Corbett Opera Center at Music Hall, 1243 Elm Street Cincinnati OH 45202-7531 United States
Web site:
Phone:  513-768-5500
Fax:  513-768-5552

Mission Statement/Description:
"Cincinnati Opera’s mission is to establish the company as a unique and nationally recognized summer festival in North America by utilizing multiple theatrical venues in a festival format."
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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.