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Presenting the 2014 Festival Season Share

Main Performance
World Premiere
TWENTY-SEVEN

Paris roared in the 1920s, inspiring the art and literature of a Lost Generation of expatriates. At the epicenter of this creative explosion was Gertrude Stein, whose salon at 27 Rue de Fleurus became a second home for such luminaries as Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Picasso. International sensation Stephanie Blythe makes her OTSL debut as Stein, with Elizabeth Futral joining her as Alice B. Toklas, in this next chapter in Opera  Theatre’s New Works, Bold Voices series.

Michael Christie
Michael Christie
Conductor

James Robinson
James Robinson
Director

Stephanie Blythe
Stephanie Blythe*
Gertrude Stein

Elizabeth Futral
Elizabeth Futral
Alice B. Toklas

ConductorMichael Christie
DirectorJames Robinson
Set DesignerAllen Moyer
Costume DesignerJames Schuette
ChoreographerSeán Curran
Lighting DesignerJames F. Ingalls*
Video & Projection DesignerGreg Emetaz
Wig & Makeup DesignerTom Watson
Chorus MasterRobert Ainsley
Principal CoachBen Malensek
English Diction SpecialistBen Malensek
RepetiteurDamien Francoeur-Krzyzek
Assistant Stage DirectorRichard Gammon
Stage ManagerKimberley S. Prescott
Assistant Stage ManagerValerie J. Clatworthy
Intern Assistant Stage ManagerHeather Foley*

Gertrude SteinStephanie Blythe*
Alice B. ToklasElizabeth Futral
Picasso/FitzgeraldTheo Lebow*
Leo Stein/Man RayTobias Greenhalgh
Hemingway/MatisseDaniel Brevik*

* = Debut; ° = former Gerdine Young Artist; † = current Gerdine Young Artist

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