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mila,
great sorcerer

Composer: Andrea Clearfield
Librettists: Jean-Claude van Itallie and Lois Walden

Conductor: Manoj Kamps
Director: Kevin Newbury
Executive Producer: New Vision for Opera NYC

Cast (in order of appearance):
Mother/Red Demon: Lauren Flanigan
Aunt/Green Demon: Eve Gigliotti
Sorcerer/Blue Demon: Will Liverman
Uncle/Yellow Demon: Matthew Gamble
Father/White Demon: Tobias Greenhalgh
Mila: Aaron Blake
Damema: Susannah Biller
Marpa: Musa Ngqungwana
Youngest Man in Black/Young Robber: Jonathan Blalock

Featuring:
Orchestra: The Knights
Choir: The New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Director

Video Design: Greg Emetaz 
Lighting Design: Lucrecia Briceno
Tableaux Design/Choreography: Darrell Thorne
Set Design: Gene Kaufman
Associate Conductor: Daniela Candillari

Production Stage Manager: Jason Kaiser
Production Manager: Carly Levin
General Manager: Amanda Cooper
Line Producer: Kim Whitener/KiWi Productions

Producer:
New Vision for Opera NYC

Mila, Great Sorcerer was commissioned by Gene Kaufman and Terry Eder Kaufman

Co-presented with Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College of Criminal Justice

 

COMPOSED BY
Andrea Clearfield

LIBRETTO BY
Jean-Claude van Itallie & Lois Walden

DIRECTED BY
Kevin Newbury

CONDUCTED BY
Manoj Kamps

VIDEO DESIGN BY
Greg Emetaz

LIGHTING DESIGN BY
Lucrecia Briceno

TABLEAUX DESIGN/CHOREOGRAPHY BY
Darrell Thorne

COSTUME DESIGN BY
Andreea Mincic

SET DESIGN BY
Gene Kaufman

ASSOCIATE CONDUCTOR
Daniela Candillari

FEATURING
The Knights & The New York Virtuoso Singers

PERFORMED BY
Lauren Flanigan, Eve Gigliotti, Will Liverman, Matthew Gamble, Tobias Greenhalgh, Aaron Blake, Susannah Biller, Musa Ngqungwana, Jonathan Blalock

TABLEAUX PERFORMERS
Nickemil Concepcion, Federico Garcia, Abdiel Jackson, Dorren Smith, Darrell Thorne