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Keith Phares (Elmer Gantry), Patricia Risley (Sharon Falconer), Vale Rideout (Frank Shallard), Frank Kelley (Eddie Fislinger) & Heather Buck (Lulu Baines)
Florentine Opera Chorus, Florentine Opera Company & Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, William Boggs
It’s tremendous fun — full of lush, old-fashioned melodies, showbizzy orchestration, rip-roaring ensembles and pastiche hymns, spirituals and gospel numbers. Darker and deeper than Lewis’s original,... — More…
Adriana Zabala (Carrie), Keith Phares (George), Alisa Jordheim (Lola), Matt Morgan (Charles), Stephen Cunningham (Captain), Nathan Krueger (Hanson), Jim Gottfried (Head Striker)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Florentine Opera Chorus, William Boggs
Aldridge builds skilful ensembles, though they not infrequently evoke musical comedy rather than opera or even musical theatre in effect. Given that the story takes place circa 1900, the idiom... — More…