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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.
Chicago Opera Theater
Nixon in China
John Adams
Goodman, Alice
Sean Curran Choreographer
Kevin Newbury Revival Director
James Robinson Director
Alexander Platt Music Director
Allen Moyer Scenic Designer
James Schuette Costume Designer
Paul Palazzo Lighting Designer
Comments: Wendall K. Harrington Video Designer
Opening Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2006
Venue & 
Performance Dates:
Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater
May 17,19,21m,25,27
Cast Information:
Chou en Lai Chen-Ye Yuan
Henry Kissinger Kyle Albertson
Madame Mao Kathleen Kim
Mao Tze-Tung Luis Yo
Nancy T'ang Sarah Mattox
Nixon Robert Orth
Pat Nixon Maria Kanyova
Second Secretary Maia Surace
Third Secretary Reverie Mott Berger
Company Information
Chicago Opera Theater
Address:  70 East Lake Street, Suite 815 Chicago IL 60601 United States
Web site:
Phone:  312-704-8420
Fax:  312-704-8421

Mission Statement/Description:
"Chicago Opera Theater engages curious audiences through adventurous opera experiences of new and rarely performed works.   "
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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.