ANNA HUNTER, the spirit of Savannah
Composer: Michael Ching
Librettist: Michael Ching
Other Artistic Personnel: Sherrill Milnes and Maria Zouves, Artistic Directors, Savannah Voice Festival
Original Cast: Leading roles ANNA HUNTER, or rather her ghost/spirit M/S LOUISE, gift shop worker, aspiring tour guide of Davenport House M MR. PROGRESS B QUORTINA, a huckster at City Market M or Contralto Quortina must be African American Supporting roles Mr. Isaiah Davenport T Mrs. Sarah Davenport S Can double Wright or Clark Some of the Davenport Children non singing Girls in the City Market Scene, African American easy singing Can be more. If more, some boys ok Jane Adair Wright S Katherine (Kass) Judkins Clark S or M Lucy Barrow McIntire M or S The museum director non singing Ensemble Vendors, all or mostly African American (or offstage, sung by ensemble) S/A/T/B Civic boosters, tourists, the other three of the seven ladies S/A/T/B
Premiere Date: Not available.
Producing Company: Savannah Voice Festival
Description: Louise, an aspiring tour guide in Savannah at the Davenport House, is visited by the spirit of Anna Hunter. Anna tells her about the effort to save the Davenport House and much of historic Savannah from the wrecking ball. The second of two one act operas about Savannah, ANNA HUNTER can be paired with ALICE RYLEY, set in eighteenth century Savannah.
Character List (Major): Leading roles ANNA HUNTER, or rather her ghost/spirit M/S LOUISE, gift shop worker, aspiring tour guide of Davenport House M MR. PROGRESS B QUORTINA, a huckster at City Market M or Contralto Quortina must be African American Supporting roles Mr. Isaiah Davenport T Mrs. Sarah Davenport S Can double Wright or Clark Some of the Davenport Children non singing Girls in the City Market Scene, African American easy singing Can be more. If more, some boys ok Jane Adair Wright S Katherine (Kass) Judkins Clark S or M Lucy Barrow McIntire M or S The museum director non singing Ensemble Vendors, all or mostly African American (or offstage, sung by ensemble) S/A/T/B Civic boosters, tourists, the other three of the seven ladies S/A/T/B
Length: 40
Total Acts: 1
Musical Style: Arias and ensembles
Contact: Michael Ching
E-mail Address: MrBillow@gmail.com
Phone: 515 520-2191
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