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North American Works Directory Listing
Iron Road
Chan Ka Nin
Mark Brownell
Tom Diamond, stage director; Wayne Strongman, music director; Daby Lyne, set and costume designer; Bonnie Beecher, lighting designer; Xing Bang Fu, choreographer; George K. Wong, Chinese lyricist and translator
Lai Gwan - Zhu Ge Zeng, James Nichol - Stuart Howe, The Bookman - Zheng Zhou, Ama - Grace Chan, Ah Lum - Jovanni Sy, Ah Charn - Henry Li, Donald Smith - Martin Houtman, Sir John A. - Curtis Sullivan, A Herder - Brian Duyn
April 21, 2001
Tapestry New Opera Works
In 1886, Chinese workers were hired to build the final and most treacherous stage of the Canadian Pacific Railway. A Chinese bookman and his daughter come to North America to make their fortune. Their lives and dreams intersect with those of Nichol, the project's foreman, whose lifelong ambition has been the union of Canada by a national railway.

As the characters grapple with love and violent death, they discover that they are defined by their culture and their circumstance.
02:30
2
SATB Chorus
37 players, including Erhu, Yangqin, Guzheng
5 Dancers
Grand opera/musical
Wayne Strongman, Tapestry New Opera Works
55 Mill Street, Building #58
The Cannery, Studio 316
Toronto, ON M5A 3C4 Canada
waynes@tapestrynewopera.com
416-537-6066
The Opera Fund Awardee Information
2003 Canadian Opera Creation Fund Documentation
IRON ROAD
Tapestry New Opera Works
Tom Diamond
Wayne Strongman
Dany Lyne
Schedule of Performances Listings
Iron Road (Nin)
Wednesday, April 18, 2001 - Tapestry New Opera Works

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