Bertha & The Ugly Duckling                                                                   January 2000

Bertha, Queen of Norway

Opera by Ned Rorem

Libretto by Kenneth Koch

Justin Williams, Music Director & Piano

Judith Barnes & Isidore Elias, Co-Directors

The Ugly Duckling

Opera by Sergei Prokofiev

Libretto by Hans Christian Andersen

Judith Barnes & Benedetta Capanna, Co-Directors

Saturday, January 22nd 2000, 8:00 PM

Sunday, January 23rd 2000, 4:00 PM

Behind the Door

219 Court Street

Brooklyn, New York

The Cast

The Ugly Duckling

Mezzo Soprano: Judith Barnes

Dancer: Benedetta Capanna

Bertha, Queen of Norway

Bertha, Queen of Norway: Judith Barnes

Second Barbarian, Third Scotchman, Counselor: Aron Bederson

Norwegian Citizen: Kelly Lee Darby

Third Barbarian: Isidore Elias

Second Norwegian Citizen and Common Norwegian Soldier: Vera Finkemeier

Norwegian and Girl: Catherine Heraty

Norwegian General and Messenger: Silvie Jensen

Norwegian: Amanda Keil

Old Norwegian Man, Teacher, Second Scotchman: Van McDaniel

Barbarian Chieftain, First Scotchman, Norwegian Boy: Thomas Mirenda