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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
Dream True
Ricky Ian Gordon
Ricky Ian Gordon was born on May 15, 1956 in Oceanside, NY and raised on Long Island. After studying composition at Carnegie Mellon University, he settled in New York City, where he quickly emerged as a leading writer of vocal music that spans art song, opera, and musical theater. Mr. Gordon's songs have been performed and or recorded by such internationally renowned singers as Renee Fleming, Dawn Upshaw, Audra MacDonald, Kristin Chenoweth, the late Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Frederica Von Stade, Andrea Marcovicci, Harolyn Blackwell, and Betty Buckley, among many others.
Tina Landau
G.W. Mercier (set and costume designer)
Scott Zielinski (lighting designer)
Jan Hartley (projection design)
Tina Landau (director)
Jeff McCarthy (Peter Emmons)
Judy Kuhn (Madge)
Alex Bowen (Peppy Cody)
Jase Blankfort (Verne Dexter)
Jessica Molaskey (Sarah Cody)
Amy Hohn (Dray Dexter)
Stephen Skybell (Dr. Howard Emmons)
Francis Jue (Hal)
Bryan T. Donovan (Bernard)
Michael Cole (Jim)
Daniel Jenkins (Vernon Dexter)
April 14, 1999
Vineyard Theatre
The story of Dream True begins in Wyoming in 1945 and continues over four decades in various locations.
02:20
2
Chorus (7 singers)
fl, cl, bsn, asax, tpt, pf, perc, syn, db
Musical theater
Vineyard Theatre
108 E. 15th Street
New York, NY 10003
212-353-3366 x214
http://www.rickyiangordon.com

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