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Guest from the Future
Mel Marvin
Jonathan Levi
David Chambers, Direcotr; Gil Morgenstern, Music Advisor; David Levi, Music Director; Darcy Scanlin, Set Designer; Christopher Parry, ights Designer; Alixandra Englund, Costumes Designer; Paul LaBarbera, Soundscape Designer
Lillian Sengpiehl as Young Anna Akhmatova, Jonathan Hays as Isaiah Berlin, Brian Jauhiainen as Vladimir Orlov, Tracy Wise as Mikhail Zoschenko, Daniel Okulitch as Nikolai Gumilyov, Kathryn Friest as Olga Sudhekina, Christopher O’Connor as Vsevolod Knyazev, Scott Hogsed as Andrei Zhdanov, Michaela Martens sd Anna Akhmatova, Vale Rideout as Amadeo Modigliani, Gloria Parker as Virginia Woolf, Vale Rideout as Osip Mandelstam, Daniel Okulitch as Lev Gumilyov, Tracy Wise as Nikolai Punin, Gloria Parker as Anna Arens, Kathryn Friest as Irina Arens, Jan Opalach as Josef Stalin, Christopher O’Connor as Randolph Churchill
July 23, 2004
Nine Circles Chamber Theatre
"Guest from the Future" is a chamber opera based on the story of the legendary Russian poet, Anna Akhmatova's, overnight meeting with the British philosopher and diplomat, Isaiah Berlin, in Leningrad in November 1945. The key question—why Akhmatova survived the persecution that imprisoned and claimed the lives of so many of the Russian intelligentsia—is the political foil to the personal story of the strange encounter between the 35-year-old philosopher and the 55-year-old poet.
12 orchestral musicians, 1 onstage musician
Jonathan Levi, Nine Circles Chamber Theatre
875 Sixth Avenue, Suite 1911
New York, NY 10001 or

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