Manon (2016)

Music by Jules Massenet
Libretto by Heni Meilhac and Phillippe Gille after Antoine-François Prévost’s novel L’histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut

Performed in French
Performances: June 25, July 3, 5, 8, 16
2017 Upper Midwest Emmy Nominee: "Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Manon" by Iowa PBS
Broadcast as part of the 2020 Virtual Festival
Other Productions: 1976

Cast
Manon Lescaut: Sydney Mancasola
Poussette: Ashly Neumann
Javotte: Emma Sorenson
Rosette: Antonia Botti-Lodovico
Chevalier des Grieux: Joseph Dennis
Comte des Grieux: Julien Robbins
Lescaut: Michael Adams
Guillot de Morfontaine: Brian Frutiger
de Brétigny: Troy Cook
Innkeeper: Spencer Reichman
Guardsmen: Lee Steiner, Nathaniel Mattingly
A Maid: Aurélie Veruni
Sacristan: Chris Carr
Sergeant: Christian Sanders
Street Performers: Deborah Giddings, Steve Giddings, Rebecca Mauritz

Production
Conductor: David Neely
Stage Director: Kristine McIntyre
Scenic Design: R. Keith Brumley
Lighting Design: Barry Steele
Costume Designer: Roger Kirk
Make-Up/Hair Design: Brittany Crinson for Elsen and Associates
Chorus Master: Lisa Hasson
Musical Preparation: Allen Perriello
Associate Conductor: Michael Sakir
Assistant Stage Director: Rebecca Herman
Costumes: Provided by Opera Australia
Stage Manager: Brian August


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