The Wedding
Composer: Janis Dunson Wilson
Librettist: Harry Reid
Other Artistic Personnel: Nina Shuman, Music Director; Nancy Prebilich; Sharlyn Klein, Stage Manager; Aloysha Klebe, Set/Lighting Designer; Julia Kwitchoff, Costume Designer
Original Cast: Eileen Morris as Emma Cartwright, Will Hart Meyer as Patrick Doyle, Lisa van der Ploeg as Mother Doyle, William Neely as Alex Curtwright, Jason Sarten as Michael Doyle, Karine Darrah as Peggy Doyle, Miguel Evangelista as Ian O' Connor, Dick Martin as Father Ryan, Gordon Stubbe as Bar Keep, Michael Henry as Lawson, Beth Henty as Jenny (Emma's maid)
Premiere Date: October 24, 2003
Producing Company: Cinnabar Theater
Description: The Wedding takes place in the coal mining country of 1870’s Pennsylvania. A Catholic seminarian returns home for the wedding of his sister to an idealistic labor organizer. He soon finds himself drawn to the fragile beauty of the local mine owner’s daughter. Developing is a murderous clash of cultural forces of the time – the poor Irish coal miners and their families, the volatile Molly McGuire society, the Catholic Church, and the growing labor movement.
Length: 01:40
Total Acts: 3
Musical Style: Classical, Tonal, Celtic Influence
Contact: Janis Dunson Wilson
Address: 231 Florence Avenue, Sebastopol, CA 95472
E-mail Address: Compositions@Janismusic.org or janmus85@yahoo.com
Phone: 707-829-9590
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