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North American Works Directory Listing
The Golden Ticket
Peter Ash
Donald Sturrock
Commissioned by American Lyric Theater, Lawrence Edelson, Producing Artistic Director; and Felicity Dahl.
World Premiere Production Team:
James Robinson (Stage Director)
Timothy Redmond (Conductor)
Bruno Schwengl (Set Designer)
Martin Pakledinaz (Costume Designer)
Seán Curran (Choreographer)
Christopher Akerlind (Lighting Designer)
Tom Watson (Wig & Makeup Designer)

Sandra Horst (Chorus Master)
Ben Malensek (English Diction Specialist)
Brian DeMaris (Repetiteur)
Michael Shell (Assistant Director)
Kimberley S. Prescott (Stage Manager)
Valerie Clatworthy (Assistant Stage Manager)
Mary Elsey (Intern Asst. Stage Manager)
Michael Kepler Meo (Charlie)
Daniel Okulitch (Willy Wonka)
David Trudgen (Mike Teavee)
Jennifer Rivera (Veruca Salt)
David Kravitz (Lord Salt)
Tracy Dahl (Violet Beauregarde)
Andrew Drost (Augustus Gloop)
Frank Kelley (Grandpa Joe)
Oren Gradus (Beauregard/Grandpa George)
Kristin Clayton (Mrs. Gloop/Grandma Georgina)
Susanne Mentzer (Mrs. Teavee/Grandma Josephine)
Jennifer Berkebile (Candy Mallow/Squirrelmistress)
June 13, 2010
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis in partnership with American Lyric Theater
Based on Roald Dahl's best-selling modern fairy tale "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," The Golden Ticket is an ambitious new opera by American composer Peter Ash. Originally conceived as a work for the Royal National Theatre in London, the project was been taken over by New York City's American Lyric Theater in 2006 who commissioned the operas completion with Felicity Dahl. Hailed by Sir Simon Rattle as "the perfect family opera", ALT has held two developmental workshops of the opera in New York City and is now partnering with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, who will present the World Premiere in June 2010. The World Premiere Production will then travel to the Wexford Festival in Ireland in the fall of 2010. Additional performances in the United States and abroad to be announced. Score and recorded samples are available from American Lyric Theater upon request.
Charlie(treble)
Willy Wonka(bar)
Mike Teavee(ct)
Veruca Salt(mz)
Lord Salt(bar)
Violet Beauregarde(color s)
Augustus Gloop(t)
Grandpa Joe(t)
Beauregard/Grandpa George(b)
Mrs. Gloop/Grandma Georgina(s)
Mrs. Teavee/Grandma Josephine(mz)
Candy Mallow/Squirrelmistress(mz)
'The Golden Ticket' Is Finally Unwrapped - NPR 6/16/2010
Best When It's Tangy, Not Sweet - The Wall Street Journal 6/22/2010
Based on Roald Dahl's best-selling modern fairy tale Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Golden Ticket is an ambitious new opera by American composer Peter Ash. Originally conceived as a work for the Royal National Theatre in London, the project was taken over by New York City's American Lyric Theater in 2006 who commissioned the operas completion with Felicity Dahl. Hailed by Sir Simon Rattle as "the perfect family opera", ALT has held two developmental workshops of the opera in New York City and is now partnering with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, who will present the World Premiere in June 2010. The World Premiere Production will then travel to the Wexford Festival in Ireland in the fall of 2010. Additional performances in the United States and abroad to be announced. Score and recorded samples are available from American Lyric Theater upon request.
02:00
2
Chorus of 24 Adults, Optional Children's Chorus
23 players
Tonal but rhythmically complex
Lawrence Edelson, American Lyric Theater
458 West 52nd Street Suite 1D
New York, NY, 10019
LawrenceEdelson@altnyc.org
646-216-8298
Schedule of Performances Listings
The Golden Ticket (Ash)
Saturday, March 03, 2012 - Atlanta Opera
The Golden Ticket (Ash)
Sunday, June 13, 2010 - Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

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