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Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
North American Works Directory Listing
Floyd Collins
Adam Guettel
Tina Landau and Adam Guettel
Playwrights Horizons, 1996 performance:
Tina Landau (Director)
James Schuette (Set Designer)
Melina Root (Costume Designer)
Scott Zielinski (Lighting Desginer)
Dan Moses Schreier (Sound Designer)
Bruce Coughlin (Orchestrations)
Erica Schwartz (Production Stage Manager)
Ted Sperling (Conductor)
Steven Lee Anderson (Johnnie Gerald)
Trent Bright (Dr. Hazlett/Reporter/Everett Maddox)
Scott Coulter (Reporter/Columbus Maddox)
Jason Danieley (Homer Collins)
Kent Faulcon (Cliff Roney/Reporter/Jeremiah Bishop)
Michael Malone (Reporter/Jewell Estes)
Theresa McCarthy (Nellie Collins)
Martin Moran (Skeets Miller)
Jim Morlino (Floyd Collins)
Mary Beth Peil (Miss Jane)
Nick Plakias (Lee Collins)
James Pringle (General Denhardt/Charley Man)
Steven Skybell (H.T. Carmichael/Local)
Scott Wakefield (Bee Doyle)
April 09, 1994
American Music Theater Festival
The opera tells the story of Floyd Collins, who became trapped in a cave on January 30, 1925 while exploring an underground cavern in Barren County, KY. Pinned by a fallen rock, he was still able to communicate with the outside world. A cub reporter from the Louisville Courier-Journal climbed down and interviewed Collins, making the trapped man an instant celebrity and drawing as many as 20,000 curiosity seekers to the cave. Collins died after two weeks underground.
The New York Times, John Pareles, 4-18-94; Philadelphia Business Journal, 4-22-94; Main Line Times (PA), Bill Murphy, 4-21-94; Welcomat (PA), Elizabeth Finkler, 4-20-94; Courier-Post, Robert Baxter, 4-19-94; Jewish Exponent (PA), Monroe Levin, 4-29-94.
02:30
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Chorus (approximately 14)
pf, vln (fiddle), harm, vc, gtr/banjo, db, perc, vla/vln
Dancers
Banjo and fiddle bluegrass music, winding vocal lines, dense chromatic harmonies, dissonant ostinatos, popular, tonal melodies
The Rodgers and Hammerstein Theatre Library
229 West 28th Street
New York, NY 10001
212-564-4000
Schedule of Performances Listings
Floyd Collins (Guettel)
Friday, September 22, 2000 - Skylight Music Theatre

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