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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.
Minnesota Opera
The Grapes of Wrath - World Premiere
Ricky Ian Gordon
Korie, Michael
Doug Scholz-Carlson Assistant Director
Eric Simonson Director
Doug Varone Choreographer
Grant Gershon Music Director
Allen Moyer Scenic Designer
Kärin Kopischke Costume Designer
Robert Wierzel Lighting Designer
Tom Watson Hair/Wigs
Tom Watson Make-up
Comments: Co-commission with Utah Symphony & Orchestra
Featured ensemble performers: Theodore Chletsos, Anna Jablonski, Kelly Markgraf, Greg Pearson, Karin Wolverton
Opening Date: Saturday, February 10, 2007
Venue & 
Performance Dates:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
Feb 10,13,15,17,18
Cast Information:
Al Joshua Kohl
Casey Roger Honeywell
Connie Rivers Jesse Blumberg
Grampa Dan Dressen
Granma Rosalind Elias
Ma Joad Deanne Meek
Noah Andrew Wilkowske
Pa Joad Peter Halverson
Rosasharn Kelly E. Kaduce
Ruthie Maeve Moynihan
Tom Joad Brian Leerhuber
Uncle John Robert Orth
Winfield Henry Bushnell
Company Information
Minnesota Opera
Address:  620 North First Street, Minneapolis MN 55401 United States
Web site:
Phone:  612-333-2700
Fax:  612-333-0869

Mission Statement/Description:
"Minnesota Opera combines a culture of creativity and fiscal responsibility to produce opera and opera education programs that expand the art form, nurture artists, enrich audiences and contribute to the vitality of the community. "
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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.