Madame Adare
Composer: Stanley Silverman
Librettist: Richard Foreman
Other Artistic Personnel: Lloyd Evans (Set & Costume Designer)
Richard Foreman (Director)
Brian Salesky (Conductor)
Original Cast: Carol Gutknecht (Madame Adare)
Richard Cross (Dr. Hoffman)
James Billings (Agent)
Harris Poor (Devil)
Nico Castel (Diaghilev)
David Rae Smith (Interviewer)
Lewis White (Director)
Premiere Date: October 09, 1980
Producing Company: New York City Opera
Description: Psychiatrist Dr. Hoffman refuses to give Madame Adare further treatment unless she pays her past bills. She becomes angry and tries to shoot him. Diaghilev persuades her of the glory of the stage so so she becomes an opera singer. After she has become successful she returns to pay Hoffman but he refuses saying her mental condition is what enables her to sing so well. She becomes angry and shoots him.
Length: Length is not available.
Total Acts: 1
Musical Style: Similar to Weill's style of musical theater
Contact: New York City Opera
Publisher Web Site: http://www.nycopera.com
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