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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.
North American Works Directory Listing
Gentlemen, Be Seated!
Jerome Moross
Edward Eager
William Pitkin (Set Designer)
Robert Turoff (Director)
Emerson Buckley (Conductor)
Dick Shawn (Mr. Interlocutor)
Avon Long (Mister Tambo)
Charles Atkins (Mister Bones)
Carol Brice (Contralto)
Alice Ghostly (Comedienne)
William McDonald (Johnny Reb)
Richard Fredericks (Bill Yank)
June Card (Southern Girl)
Mary Burges (Northern Girl)
Bernard Addison (Mister Banjo)
Richard Krause (Character Actor)
Paul Draper (Mister Taps)
Charlotte Povia (Ermyntrude)
David Smith (Farmer McLean)
Michele Hardy (Florida Cotton)
October 10, 1963
New York City Opera
The American Civil War portrayed as a minstrel show with four dramatic sequences. "Picnic at manassas" focuses on the Battle of Bull Run, "The Ballad of Belle Boyd" concerns an actress's experiences while touring, "Mr. Brady Takes a Photograph" is about a Civil War photographer and "Atlanta to the Sea" deals with General Sherman's army in Savannah. The sequences are interspersed with popular songs, jokes of the period and soft shoe dances.
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