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The Gershwins'®
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Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25, 2018

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By George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin

The great American opera boasts some of the best songs ever written—including “Summertime,” “I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’,” “I Loves You, Porgy,” and “It Ain’t Necessarily So.” Our full-length operatic presentation retains all of the rhapsodic orchestral music and superb choral writing that enchanted sell-out McCaw Hall crowds in 2011. The vibrant mix of action, humor, romance, struggle, and celebration returns with a “perfect” (ClassicsToday.com) new staging that will inspire you to “rise up singing.”

Don’t miss this fully-staged Glimmerglass co-production that Bachtrack calls “an overall theatrical and musical success, proving one more time that Gershwin’s opus remains America’s most important 20th-century opera.”

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Photo: Porgy and Bess, The Glimmerglass Festival, 2017. © Karli Cadel.

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Photo: Porgy and Bess, The Glimmerglass Festival, 2017. © Karli Cadel.

In English with English Subtitles | at McCaw Hall
Performance Time: 3 hours and 15 minutes, including 1 intermission.


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Synopsis

Act I
It is evening on Catfish Row. Clara and Jake sing their baby to sleep. Despite the devout Serena’s objections, the men start a game of craps. Porgy arrives, then Crown with Bess, and Crown tells Bess to pay Sportin’ Life for whiskey and happy dust. The game comes down to Robbins and Crown, but when Robbins wins and tries to collect his money, Crown accuses him of cheating and kills him. Crown leaves and Sportin’ Life offers to take Bess to New York with him, but Bess declines. Bess goes around the Row, knocking on doors, but no one will let her stay. She reaches Porgy’s door, and he leads her inside.

In Serena’s room, the community mourns for Robbins. A detective and policeman arrive and arrest Peter as a material witness until they catch Crown. They coldly tell Serena that she must bury her husband by the next day or his body will be donated to medical students. Serena breaks down. The undertaker arrives. Although Serena has only collected 15 dollars, he agrees to bury Robbins if she pays the remainder later. Bess joins the community by leading a spiritual.

Act II
Jake and the fishermen repair nets in spite of stormy weather. Porgy reflects on his happy new outlook. Maria rebuffs Sportin’ Life’s friendly overtures, and Porgy warns the community of an evil omen. As the inhabitants of the Row prepare for a picnic on a nearby island, Sportin’ Life again asks Bess to come to New York with him. She refuses, and Porgy, listening, frightens Sportin’ Life away. Porgy and Bess express their love for each other. The townsfolk emerge, dressed up and excited for the picnic.

On Kittiwah Island, the church picnic is underway. Sportin’ Life shares his doubts about scripture. The boat arrives to take everyone home, and as Bess hurries to catch it, Crown comes out of the bushes. Bess realizes he has been hiding here since Robbins’s death. He mocks her for loving Porgy and forces himself on her.

A week later, Jake and the fishermen head out to sea, despite predictions of bad weather. Bess, who returned from the island several days after the picnic, weak and delirious, lies ill in Porgy’s room. She wakes and tells Porgy that Crown has promised to return for her. Porgy says she is free to go, but Bess asks Porgy to shelter her from Crown. Clara, watching for Jake on the pier, hears the hurricane bell begin to ring.

The men and women gather in Serena’s room to weather the storm and pray. Crown bursts in, seeking shelter from the storm. When Clara, at the window, sees Jake’s boat upside-down, she gives her baby to Bess and dashes into the storm to help. Crown goes after her.

Act III
The women mourn Clara and Jake and those who have drowned in the storm. After dark, Crown comes back in search of Bess, fights with Porgy, and Porgy kills him.

Given Porgy's disability, no one believes he could be responsible. A detective comes to Catfish Row to investigate Crown’s death and asks Porgy to come down to the station and identify the body. Porgy refuses to identify the body, but the police drag him away. Sportin’ Life takes that opportunity to approach Bess and convince her that Porgy will stay in jail. He offers her happy dust and promises to take her to New York. She decides to go.

After a week, Porgy returns from jail. The community turns out to meet him, but looks uneasy when he asks for Bess. Finally, Maria informs him that Bess has gone to New York with Sportin’ Life. Porgy summons the strength to go and find her.

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Cast

Alfred Walker

Porgy

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Porgy, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: New Orleans, LA 
Seattle Opera Debut: Orest, Elektra (’08) 
Previously at Seattle Opera: Amonasro, Aida (’18); The Dutchman, The Flying Dutchman (’16); Lindorf/Coppélius/Dr. Miracle/Dapertutto, The Tales of Hoffmann (’14) 
Recently: Orest, Elektra; (San Francisco Opera); Josh Gibson, The Summer King, world premiere (Pittsburgh Opera); Titurel, Parsifal (Metropolitan Opera)
Upcoming: Jochanaan, Salome (Oper Köln); Thoas, Iphigénie en Tauride (Oper Stuttgart); Speaker, The Magic Flute (Metropolitan Opera)

Last updated: June 2018

Alfred Walker

Porgy

Aug. 11, 15, 17, 19, & 25

Kevin Short

Porgy

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Porgy, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Washington, DC
Seattle Opera Debut: The Bonze, Madame Butterfly (’89)
Previously at Seattle Opera: Orest, Elektra (’96); Don Ferrando, Fidelio (’12)
Recently: Nick Shadow, The Rake’s Progress (Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg); Jack Rance, La Fanciulla del West (New York City Opera); Le Duc, Romeo and Juliette (Metropolitan Opera); 
Upcoming: Tutor, Elektra, and Dr. Grenvil, La traviata (Metropolitan Opera)

Last updated: June 2018

Kevin Short

Porgy

Aug. 12, 18, 22, & 24

Angel Blue

Bess

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Bess, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Seattle Opera Debut: Clara, Porgy and Bess (’11)
Previously at Seattle Opera: Violetta, La traviata (’17)
Recently: Mimì, La bohème (Metropolitan Opera); Mimì, La bohème, and Myrtle Wilson, The Great Gatsby (Semperoper Dresden); Marguerite, Faust (Portland Opera); 
Upcoming: Musetta, La bohème (Metropolitan Opera); Violetta, La traviata (Royal Opera House Covent Garden); Mimi, La bohème (Canadian Opera Company) 

Last updated: June 2018

 

Angel Blue

Bess

Aug. 11, 15, 17, 19, & 25

Elizabeth Llewellyn

Bess

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Bess, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: London, UK
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Cio-Cio-San, Madame Butterfly (Royal Danish Opera); Magda de Civry, La rondine (Opera Holland Park); Tosca, Tosca (Theater Magdeburg); 
Upcoming:  Manon Lescaut, Manon Lescaut (Opera Holland Park); Luisa Miller, Luisa Miller (English National Opera, London);

Last updated: June 2018

Elizabeth Llewellyn

Bess

Seattle Opera Debut
Aug. 12, 18, 22, & 24

Lester Lynch

Crown

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Crown, Porgy and Bess, and Di Luna, Il trovatore

Hometown: New York, NY
Seattle Opera Debut:  Di Luna, Il trovatore (’97)
Recently: Shylock, The Merchant of Venice (Royal Opera, Covent Garden); Crown, Porgy and Bess (Teatro alla Scala); Iago, Otello (Bergen National Opera)
Upcoming: Josh Gibson, The Summer King (Michigan Opera Theatre); The Prisoner, The Prisoner (Semperoper Dresden); Enrico, Lucia Di Lammermoor (English National Opera);

Last updated: June 2018

Lester Lynch

Crown

Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Mary Elizabeth Williams

Serena

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Serena, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Seattle Opera Debut: Leonora, Il trovatore (’10)
Previously at Seattle Opera: Elisabetta, Mary Stuart (’16); Abigaille, Nabucco (’15); Tosca, Tosca (’15)
Recently: Serena, Porgy and Bess (Teatro alla Scala); Santuzza, Cavalleria Rusticana (Teatro Nacional de Sao Cãrlos); Leonora, La forza del destino (Welsh National Opera)
Upcoming: Abigaille, Nabucco, (Opéra de Lille and Opéra de Dijon); Amelia, Un ballo in maschera (Welsh National Opera)

Last updated: June 2018

 

Mary Elizabeth Williams

Serena

Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Jermaine Smith

Sportin' Life

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Sportin’ Life, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Seattle Opera Debut: Sportin’ Life, Porgy and Bess  (’11)
Recently: Soloist, Concert (South Florida Symphony Orchestra, Broward Center); Sportin' Life, Porgy and Bess (Sydney Opera House and Oper Köln)
Upcoming: Director, Porgy and Bess (South Florida Symphony Orchestra); Sportin' Life, Porgy and Bess (South Florida Symphony Orchestra); Sportin' Life, Porgy and Bess (Fort Worth Opera); 

Last updated: June 2018

Jermaine Smith

Sportin' Life

Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Brandie Sutton

Clara

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Clara, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Huntsville, AL
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Rautendelien, La Campana Sommersa (New York City Opera); Soloist, Mostly Mozart Festival (Lincoln Center); Bess, Porgy and Bess (Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City)
Upcoming: Pamina, The Magic Flute (Kentucky Opera); Lauretta, Gianni Schicchi, and Madame Silberklang, The Impresario (Knoxville Opera)

Last updated: June 2018

Brandie Sutton

Clara

Seattle Opera Debut
Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Derrick Parker

Jake

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Jake, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Spokane, WA
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Raimondo, Lucia di Lammermoor (Utah Opera); Porgy, Porgy and Bess (Baltimore Symphony); Joe, Showboat; Kentucky Opera
Upcoming: Porgy, Porgy and Bess (Detroit Symphony)

Last updated: June 2018

Derrick Parker

Jake

Seattle Opera Debut
Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Judith Skinner

Maria

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Maria, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Speaker, To Be Sung (Center for Contemporary Opera); Maria, Porgy and Bess, and Aunt Eller, Oklahoma (Glimmerglass Festival); Maria, Porgy and Bess (Royal Danish Opera)

Last updated: June 2018

 

Judith Skinner

Maria

Seattle Opera Debut
Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Bernard Holcomb

Mingo

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Mingo, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Detroit, MI
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Otello, Otello (Loft Opera NYC); Tristan, Le Vin herbé (Long Beach Opera); Sportin’ Life (cover), Porgy and Bess (Hamburg Staatsoper)
Upcoming: Solo Recital Debut, NYC; Captain Leadbetter, The Princess Sophia (Juneau, Alaska)

Last updated: July 2018

Bernard Holcomb

Mingo

Seattle Opera Debut
Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Edward Graves

Robbins

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Robbins, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Oxon Hill, MD
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Grimoaldo, Rodelinda (Indiana University Opera Theater); Peter, Porgy and Bess (The Glimmerglass Festival); St. Brioche, The Merry Widow (Florentine Opera); Shepherd, Venus and Adonis; Sailor, Dido and Aeneas; and Second Priest/ First Armored Man, The Magic Flute (Florentine Opera)

Last updated: June 2018

Edward Graves

Robbins

Seattle Opera Debut
Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Martin Bakari

Peter the Honeyman

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Peter, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Yellow Springs, Ohio 
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Gastone, La traviata (Cincinnati Opera); Tamino, The Magic Flute (Opéra Louisiane); Ricky/Castleman, The Long Walk (Utah Opera & Pittsburgh Opera)
Upcoming: Charlie Parker, Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD (Arizona Opera & Atlanta Opera); Peter, Porgy & Bess (Fort Worth Opera); The Visitor, In the Penal Colony (Portland Opera)

Last updated: June 2018

Martin Bakari

Peter the Honeyman

Seattle Opera Debut
Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Nicholas Davis

Jim

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Jim, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Petersburg, TN
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Jake Wallace, La fanciulla del West (Santa Fe Opera); King Marc, Le Vin Herbé (Chicago Opera Theater); Figaro, The Marriage of Figaro (Arbor Opera)

Last updated: June 2018

 

Nicholas Davis

Jim

Seattle Opera Debut
Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Damien Geter

Undertaker

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Undertaker, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Portland, OR
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Four Villains, The Tales of Hoffmann (Pacific Northwest Opera); Alcindoro, La bohème (Portland Opera); Colline, La bohème (Tacoma Opera)
Upcoming: Colline, La bohème (Vashon Opera); Dr Grenvil, La traviata (Portland Opera); King, The Little Prince (Opera Theatre Oregon);

Last updated: June 2018

Damien Geter

Undertaker

Seattle Opera Debut
Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Cheryse McLeod Lewis

Annie

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Annie, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Greensboro, NC
Seattle Opera Debut
Seattle Opera Chorus Member since 2015
Recently: Bess (select performances in Los Angeles and Seattle) and Ensemble Swing, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (First National Broadway Tour, US); Cinderella’s Stepmother, Into the Woods (Village Theatre); Solo Recital, Then Sings My Soul (Central Washington University)
Upcoming: Mezzo Soloist, Messiah (Federal Way Symphony); Guest Soloist, Black Voices (Seattle Art Song Society); Solo Recital, Then Sings My Soul (Saltwater Music Series)

Last updated: June 2018

Cheryse McLeod Lewis

Annie

Seattle Opera Debut
Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Ernest C. Jackson Jr.

Nelson

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Nelson, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently:  Malcolm, Macbeth (Empire Opera); Nelson, Porgy and Bess (Lyric Opera of Chicago); Dr. Caius, Sir John in Love (Bronx Opera)
Upcoming: Mingo, Porgy and Bess (Fort Worth Opera)


Last updated: June 2018

Ernest C. Jackson Jr.

Nelson

Seattle Opera Debut
Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Ashley Faataolia

Crab Man

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Crab Man, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Torrance, CA
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Ballad Singer, Galileo (The Industry Opera); Tenor Soloist, La Sorgente (The Ford Amphitheatre); Albert Hofmann, LSD, The Opera, REDCAT at Disney Hall
Upcoming: Lyric Tenor, Europeras (LA Philharmonic); Remus, Treemonisha (Volcano Theatre, Toronto)

Last updated: June 2018

Ashley Faataolia

Crab Man

Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Ibidunni Ojikutu

Strawberry Woman

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Strawberry Woman, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Bellingham, WA
Seattle Opera Debut: Strawberry Woman, Porgy and Bess (’11)
Recently: Sally/Char, Monticello Wakes (Loyola Marymount University Murphy Recital Hall); Maude, Finnian's Rainbow (Benaroya Hall); Soloist, Songs from the American Experience (Jansen Art Center)
Upcoming: Black Voices (Seattle Art Song Society); Womxn's Voices (Seattle Art Song Society)  

Last updated: June 2018

Ibidunni Ojikutu

Strawberry Woman

Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Marlette Buchanan

Lily

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Lily, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Seattle Opera Debut:
Lily, Porgy and Bess (’11)
Recently: Maria/Housekeeper, Man of La Mancha (5th Avenue Theatre); Lula, Violet (ArtsWest Theatre); Soprano Soloist, Beethoven Symphony No. 9 (Washington Center for the Performing Arts); Mabel, Crowns (Taproot Theatre); Medda Larkin, Newsies (Village Theatre)

Last updated: June 2018

Marlette Buchanan

Lily

Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Brian Simmons

Detective

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Detective, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Oswego, IL
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Teddy Roosevelt, Newsies (Village Theater); Harris McCLain, On Clover Road (Seattle Public Theater); Julius Caesar, Metellus (Seattle Shakespeare Company)

Last updated: July 2018

Brian Simmons

Detective

Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

Michael Patten

Coroner

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Coroner, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Chorus, The Picture of Dorian Gray (Book-It Repertory); Thomas Putnam, The Crucible (ACT Theatre); Levison/Westmoreland, All The Way/The Great Society (Seattle Repertory Theatre)
Upcoming: Sherlock Holmes, Baskerville (Taproot Theatre)

Last updated: July 2018

Michael Patten

Coroner

Aug. 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, & 25

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Creative Team

John DeMain

Conductor

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Youngstown, OH
Seattle Opera Debut: Porgy and Bess (’87)
Previously at Seattle Opera: Porgy and Bess (’11 and ’95); L’elisir d’amore (’97)
Recently: The Abduction from the Seraglio and Florencia en el Amazonas (Madison Opera); Bernstein Gala (Washington National Opera)
Upcoming: Candide (Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona); Rusalka (Madison Opera); Blue and Showboat (Glimmerglass Opera)

Last updated: June 2018

John DeMain

Conductor

Francesca Zambello

Original Stage Director and Production Designer

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Porgy and Bess

Hometown: New York, NY
Seattle Opera Debut: Faust (’87)
Previously at Seattle Opera: War and Peace (’90); Florencia en el Amazonas (’05,’98); Tristan und Isolde (’98); Billy Budd (’01); Aida (’18)
General Director of The Glimmerglass Festival, Artistic Director of The Washington National Opera at the Kennedy Center
Recently: Candide (Washington National Opera and LA Opera); West Side Story (Houston Grand Opera); La Ciociara (Teatro Lirico di Cagliari)
Upcoming:  Der Ring des Nibelungen (San Francisco Opera); The Barber of Seville (Glimmerglass Festival)

Last updated: June 2018

Francesca Zambello

Original Stage Director and Production Designer

Garnett Bruce

Stage Director

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Tosca (Pittsburgh Opera); Turandot (San Francisco Opera); The Marriage of Figaro (Opera Grand Rapids and Opera Carolina);
Upcoming: Out of Darkness (Peabody Opera Theatre); La traviata (Opera San Antonio); Candide (London Symphony Orchestra); Faust (Washington National Opera);

Last updated: June 2018

Garnett Bruce

Stage Director

Seattle Opera Debut

Peter J. Davison

Set Designer

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Porgy and Bess

Hometown: London, UK
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Don Camillo und  Peppone  (Theater St.  Gallen);  Porgy and Bess (Glimmerglass Festival); La cociara (Teatro Lirico Di Cagliari)
Upcoming: West Side Story (Glimmerglass Festival); La traviata (Washington National Opera); Norma (Ópera Nacional de Chile)

Last updated: June 2018

 

Peter J. Davison

Set Designer

Seattle Opera Debut

Paul Tazewell

Costume Designer

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Akron, OH
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Hamilton (Tony Award Winner); The Wiz! Live on NBC (Emmy Award Winner); The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (HBO/Starring Oprah Winfrey); Summer: The Donna Summer Musical (Broadway)
Upcoming:​  Ain't Too Proud, The Life and Times of The Temptations (The Kennedy Center); The Sting (Paper Mill Playhouse)

Last updated: June 2018

Paul Tazewell

Costume Designer

Seattle Opera Debut

Loren Shaw

Associate Costume Designer

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Associate Costume Designer, Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Tampa, FL
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: A Period of Animate Existence (Pig Iron Theater Co); Sojourners and Her Portmanteau (New York Theater Workshop); Head Over Heels (Oregon Shakespeare Festival)
Upcoming: Last Days Of Summer (Kansas City Repertory Theatre); The Tempest (Asolo Rep Theatre); Loch Ness (Adirondack Theater Festival)

Last updated: June 2018

Loren Shaw

Associate Costume Designer

Seattle Opera Debut

Mark McCullough

Lighting Designer

At Seattle Opera in 2017/18: Aida
At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Charlotte, NC
Seattle Opera Debut: The Elixir of Love (’98)
Previously at Seattle Opera: Norma (’03)
Recently: Candide and The Barber of Seville (Washington National Opera); Anna Bolena (Canadian Opera Company)
Upcoming: Rigoletto (LA Opera); Der Ring des Nibelungen (San Francisco Opera); Porgy and Bess (Seattle Opera)

Last updated: May 2018

Mark McCullough

Lighting Designer

Eric Sean Fogel

Choreographer

At Seattle Opera in 2018/19: Porgy and Bess

Hometown: Charleston, SC
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Choreographer, Candide (Los Angeles Opera); Assistant Director, Norma (Metropolitan Opera); Choreographer, Cunning Little Vixen (Glimmerglass Festival)
Upcoming: Choreographer, Florencia in the Amazon (Houston Grand Opera); Choreographer Lion, Unicorn and Me (Washington National Opera); Associate Director, West Side Story (Chicago Lyric Opera)

Last updated: June 2018

Eric Sean Fogel

Choreographer

Seattle Opera Debut

Creative Team

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