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York of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Bruce Trinkley
J. Jason Charnesky
Gerardo Edelstein (Conductor)
Warren Wake and Anne Thompson (Set Designers)
Laura Lee Hanchar (Costumer)
Charles Firmin (Lighting Designer)
Leonard Rowe (York)
Tamara Haskin (Mary, York's wife)
Brett Hyberger (Clark)
Norman Spivey (Meriwether Lewis)
Brian Winnie (Charles Floyd)
November 12, 2002
Playhouse Theatre, Pennsylvania State University
This full-length opera continues Trinkley and Charnesky's work The Last Voyage of Captain Meriwether Lewis, a cantata whose action occurs on the night of Lewis's death. The action of YORK follows the epic sweep of the Lewis and Clark Voyage of Discovery while focusing on a single hero: York, William Clark's boyhood slave and the only African-American to travel with the Expedition.
Bruce Trinkley or J. Jason Charnesky
226 Adams Avenue
State College, PA 16803

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