Bellini | I Puritani


New BLO production. Sung in Italian with projected English translation.
May 2, 4m, 7, 9, 11m, 2014 at the Citi Performing Arts CenterSM Shubert Theatre.
Evening performances at 7:30pm. Matinees (m) at 3pm.New BLO production

Elvira has been promised to one man, but loves another. When she believes the object of her affection has betrayed her, she descends into madness. Bellini’s bel canto gem unfolds during a tumultuous English civil war and features mad scenes filled with pathos and achingly beautiful music.

Troy Cook and Paul Whelan are the men trying to arrange marriage for Elvira. John Tessier and Sarah Coburn, acclaimed for their roles in BLO’s The Barber of Seville, sing the roles of the lovers with Coburn delivering the famous tour de force soprano arias.

Creative Team
Conductor David Angus
Stage Director Crystal Manich
Set Designer John Conklin
Costume Designer Catherine Zuber
Lighting Designer Paul Hackenmueller
Wigs and Makeup Designer Jason Allen
Production Stage Manager Chelsea Antrim
First Assistant Stage Manager Justin Hamblen
Second Asst. Stage Manager Taylor Ruge
Production Assistant Lauren Wong

Elvira Sarah Coburn
Arturo John Tessier
Riccardo Troy Cook*
Giorgio Paul Whelan*
Gualtiero Liam Moran#
Bruno Omar Najmi#
Enrichetta Chelsea Basler#

*BLO debut 
#BLO Emerging Artist