The Turn of the Screw

The Turn of the Screw The Turn of the Screw
Hear WBUR’s preview of The Turn of the Screw

Performances Feb. 3, 5, 6 at 7:30pm at The Park Plaza Castle, Boston.


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Boston Lyric Opera presents a new multi-media production of Britten’s haunting classic to launch the Company’s new Opera Annex: a fourth production designed for a found space outside the traditional theatre.

February 3, 5, 6, 2010
All performances 7:30pm. Approximate length is 2 hours 30 minutes, with one 20 minute intermission.

SPECIAL LOCATION! The Park Plaza Castle ,
130 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

New BLO production made possible by the generous supporters of the BLO Vision Fund and the NEA
Sung in English

Composer: Benjamin Britten Prologue/Quint: Vale Rideout*
Conductor: Andrew Bisantz* The Governess: Emily Pulley*
Stage Director: Sam Helfrich* Flora: Kathryn Skemp*
Set Designer: Andrew Lieberman* Miles: Aidan Gent* (Feb. 3, 6)
Ryan Williams* (Feb. 1, 5)
Video Designer: Leah Gelpe* Mrs. Gross: Joyce Castle*
Costume Designer: Nancy Leary* Miss Jessel: Rebecca Nash*
Lighting Designer: Aaron Black*

PRODUCTION PHOTOS – Please credit Jeffrey Dunn for Boston Lyric Opera ©2010
All scenery and costumes were created for BLO’s new production.

The Cast In Order of Vocal Appearance

With Chamber Ensemble from BLO’s Orchestra.
* BLO Debut

The Castle at Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers

Please credit set models to Set Designer Andrew Lieberman for BLO.

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