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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.
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An Aesop Odyssey
David Gooding
David Gooding
Mark Lynch, director; Judith Ryder, music director; David Gooding, lyricist; Robin Van Lear and Jesse Rhinehart, set designers; Heidi Boone, production stage manager
Two Casts: Virginia Bruozis/Peg Cleveland,Allie Laurie/Sandra Simon,Daren Stahl/Patrick Yaeger
January 11, 1997
Cleveland Opera
Three actor-singers arrive to invite the audience on a 50-minute journey, using "props from a box and pieces of cloth" while introducing nine colorful characters and their adventures.
Actor 1: City Mouse, Sun, Cricket (s), Actor 2: Country Mouse, Hare, Northwind (t or s), Actor 3: Tortoise, Dog, Ant(bar)
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20th-century with lyric and dissonant styles; accessible and listenable
Opera Cleveland
1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1052
Cleveland, OH 44115-2001

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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.