The Opera

Venue: Gaumont Theatre, Southampton

Composer: Oliver Knussen

Librettist: Maurice Sendak

Conductor: Oliver Knussen

Orchestra: London Sinfonietta

Cast

Jennie: Cynthia Buchan

The Potted Plant: Deborah Rees

Baby: Deborah Rees

Mother Goose: Deborah Rees

Sandwich Board Pig: Andrew Gallacher

Ash Tree (Low Voice): Andrew Gallacher

Cat-Milkman: Hugh Hetherington

Ash Tree (High Voice): Hugh Hetherington

Rhoda: Eileen Hulse

Voice of Baby's Mother : Eileen Hulse

Lion (voice): Stephen Richardson

Lion (movement): Clive Duncan

Lion (movement): George Reid

Production Team

Original Director: Frank Corsaro

Associate Director: Robert Carsen

Set Designer: Maurice Sendak

Costume Designer: Maurice Sendak

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan